J-FOOD

Saitama European Vegetables: Aiming for Zero Food Waste (Saitama City, Japan)

Aired: Apr. 30, 2021

The city of Saitama is located around 30 minutes by car from Tokyo. It has over 200 Italian and French restaurants, most of which use “Saitama European Vegetables,” or vegetables widely eaten in Europe which are grown locally in Saitama. This segment features the efforts between local farmers and chefs to provide hospitality through food.

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Minestrone soup made with Saitama European Vegetables
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Italian cuisine chef Niizuma Naoya and vegetable producer Sekine Kazuo working to promote Saitama European Vegetables
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Niizuma Naoya cooking the minestrone soup
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Sekine Kazuo, producer of Swiss Chard
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Saitama European Vegetables
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Ingredients for the minestrone soup

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