Category Archives: Japan

Japanese Pringles and Haagen-Dazs

Continuing my previous post about unique flavors from Japanese snacks, besides KitKat there were also unique flavors of snacks which actually did not originate from Japan. They were Pringles potato chips and Haagen-Dazs ice cream. Maybe Japanese people like limited … Continue reading

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Japanese KitKat

When someone asked me what kind of souvenir I would recommend from Japan, the first thing that came into my mind would be Japanese KitKat. KitKat is a product from Nestle, which is not a Japanese company, and yet the … Continue reading

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YSEP Factory Study Tour 8: Asahi Brewery

The eighth factory study tour was held on July 14th at Asahi Breweries at the Ashigara Factory. This was the last factory study tour for this semester. When we were on the bus to Asahi Breweries, we were taught that … Continue reading

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YSEP Factory Study Tour 7: Nippon Steel – Kimitsu Works

The seventh factory study tour was held at June 9th 2010 at Nippon Steel Corporation, at its Kimitsu Works in Chiba. Nippon Steel Corporation is the world’s second largest steel producer. As the production base for Nippon Steel to serve … Continue reading

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YSEP Factory Study Tour 6: Toshiba Keihin Product Operations

The 6th Factory Study Tour on May 12th 2010 was a visit to Toshiba Keihin Product Operations. Toshiba Keihin Product Operations focuses on the development of technologies to provide energy systems and equipment for those energy systems. There are three … Continue reading

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YSEP Factory Study Tour 5: Nissan Advanced Technology Center

The 5th factory study tour was held at Nissan Advanced Technology Center (NATC) on April 21st 2010. It was located at Morinosatoaoyama, Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa-ken. Nissan is an international automobile company. It has offices worldwide and its products are well known … Continue reading

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YSEP Factory Study Tour 4: Ebara Corporation

The fourth Factory Study Tour for my autumn semester of YSEP was held at Ebara Corporation, Fujisawa District on January 19th, 2010. It was located at 4-2-1 Honfujisawa, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa-ken, 251-8502, Japan. Ebara Corporation is one of the world’s principal … Continue reading

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