'magewappa' Bento Boxes From Akita Form A French Connection

'Magewappa' bento boxes from Akita form a French connectionTraditional “magewappa” bento boxes, an Akita specialty extolled in a folk song, are gaining popularity in France thanks largely to a shop owner in Kyoto.
Annual sales of the boxes in France have risen from 30 three years ago to around 300, most of them purchased by individuals, according to Oodate Kougeisya, a major producer of the boxes in Odate.
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