Japan faces an eel shortage

Published on
July 30, 2018

Japan’s “Doyo no Ushi” or “Midsummer Day of the Ox,” falls on two dates this year – 20 July and 1 August. Though this ought to mean more sales of eel, a poor catch of glass eels in Japan means that eel farmers have fewer to offer.

The glass eel harvest in Japan has fallen by ...

Contributing Editor reporting from Osaka, Japan

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