Road to EXPO 2025: Senshu Foods

Aired: Jun. 24, 2022

Osaka will host the World Expo in 2025, and efforts are underway to utilize the Expo as an opportunity to promote local dishes and ingredients, and attract attention both in Japan and abroad. This segment highlights the activities related to Osaka foods to be served at Expo-related events. The focus is on the creation of a “Bento” using ingredients from Senshu in Osaka, an area which boasts an abundance of gourmet food.

Bento made with a variety of Osaka ingredients
A French chef impressed by water eggplants, and a local farmer who produces them
Black Sea Bream known for its soft white meat
A canelé made with Garland chrysanthemum, known as “shungiku”

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