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Japan's home of vegetarian sushi seeks global profile

Long before Beyond Meat craze, bamboo shoots, taro and ginger featured instead of fish

Unlike regular sushi, inaka sushi uses plant-based toppings and rice seasoned with both vinegar and yuzu citrus. (Photo from Kochi East Tourism Association's Facebook account)

KOCHI, Japan -- With the world quickly developing a taste for plant-based alternatives to everything from burgers to dumplings, one region in Japan wants everyone to know that it has made vegetarian sushi for ages.

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