TOKYO -- Vegan cuisine is winning new fans in Japan, and not just the typical tofu burgers. Traditional Japanese dishes are being re-imagined using only plant-based ingredients, and Japanese chefs have won international prizes with visually elaborate vegan dishes. Now the country's major food processors are joining in, developing new vegan products.
Vegan sushi is the new frontier for plant-based cuisine in Japan
Japanese chefs skip the animal protein to re-imagine traditional favorites