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Factory-grown greens catch on in Japan
At a Maruetsu supermarket in central Tokyo, customers examine packages of palm-sized lettuce leaves in the "factory-grown vegetables" section of the produce department. The vegetables are grown by Spread, a Kyoto startup.
"Ordinary lettuce is very expensive these days, so I bought it," said a 37-year-old housewife. "I like it because it's clean."
"It's soft and easy to chew," a 78-year-old woman said. Another shopper, a 21-year-old university student, said she was "not especially turned off by the image of vegetables grown in a factory."
Read more at Nikkei Asian Review (Tadanori Yoshida)
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