How A Lake In Japan Supplies The World With Scallops

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in Hiroko's Blog

This May I visited Hokkaido. One of the stories appeared on Please enjoy it!

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It began at 3 a.m., a bursting, loud, rumbling noise that broke the rural silence and my sleep. It came and went continuously. I couldn’t take it anymore and got up to investigate.

I was staying at a Japanese resort hotel next to Lake Saroma on the northeastern coast of the island of Hokkaido. Little did I know that the jarring racket in this usually quiet town would lead me to discover one of the most memorable meals of my trip and one of the area’s most lucrative food industries: scallop farming.”  For the remaining story click the below link;