25 Janvier 2018
January 25, 2018
Fukushima foods publicized at Davos Forum
An event showcasing Japanese food and culture was held at the Swiss resort town Davos, where the World Economic Forum is taking place.
People from Fukushima Prefecture served locally-produced foods to publicize the progress in recovery from the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that struck the northeastern prefecture.
Foods from Fukushima were served for the first time, along with sushi and tempura.
People at the Forum enjoyed Fukushima's local specialties, such as herring seasoned with Japanese pepper, and a traditional delicacy made with salmon.
The guests said they tasted very good. Some said they felt food from Fukushima was safe.
People also got a taste of sake produced in Fukushima and Hiroshima prefectures.
A Fukushima government official said he is happy that many visitors from around the world have shown interest in Fukushima.
He said he wants people to know that Fukushima has made steady recovery in the period of almost 7 years since the disaster.