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No longer just a sushi extra, wasabi gets its moment in the sun

Company from plant's famed Japanese growing grounds chases global dreams

Demand is growing outside of Japan for wasabi, the green condiment always served with sushi.

MATSUMOTO, Japan -- As Japanese food wins more fans in the U.S., a wasabi producer based at the foot of the Japan Alps is working to bring the condiment to even more consumers and in different forms.

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