[BIZ STREAM SPECIAL EDITION] This series includes selected stories from BIZ STREAM's signature "On-Site" reports. As Japan's population continues to age, the need for soft and easy-to-eat foods is on the rise. This episode features new softening products that can be used on a variety of solid foods without affecting their original appearance.
Say Goodbye to Mushy Meals
Regular fried chicken (left) and softened fried chicken made with special cooking tools (right)
When soaked in water mixed with a special food-softening product containing enzymes and sodium bicarbonate, various meats can be softened by as much as 80%