Slimy Natto Makers to Public Baths Suffer in Abenomics Divide

Slimy Natto Makers to Public Baths Suffer in Abenomics Divide

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An employee arranges film-covered packs of steamed soybeans, sprayed with natto bacteria for the fermentation process, in a crate at the Matsushita Shoten Y.K. production facility in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.