Kao obtains FOSHU status for soy sauce containg glucosyl hesperidin

Animal experiments at Kao Co. have shown that the addition of glucosyl hesperidin lowers blood pressure and triglycerides in blood. As a consequence, “umami rich soy sauce” of Kao obtained the FOSHU status by the consumer agency. Nikkei Biotech news release, Dec. 27,...

NEDO starts new program on power generation from the ocean

The program includes a) vertical axis straight airfoil tidal power generation (Ohshima Shipbuilding and others), and b) water-floating ocean current power generation (IHI, Toshiba and others). NEDO news release, Dec. 25,...