Kagoshima Prefecture recognized 68 Chinese-based shops as its official ‘Shochu Sales Support Shops.’ To expand exports of Kagoshima-produced shochu, the program organizers selected retailers and eateries in China that offer five or more kinds of Kagoshima shochu. A ceremony took place in Shanghai on Feb. 24 with a local actor and shochu ambassador to celebrate those companies. Source: NHK
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