EXPAT/FOOD

A Reflection on Excessive Packaging in Japan

A pet peeve of an American expat

B.R. Shenoy
The Expat Chronicles
3 min readApr 8, 2024

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Packaged snacks
Credit: B.R. Shenoy

During my time living in Yokohama, Japan, in the mid-2000s, my family and I embraced the country’s rich culture. We were deeply touched by the people’s warmth, courtesy, and honesty.

The dedication to quality and customer satisfaction in Japan was evident in our…

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B.R. Shenoy
The Expat Chronicles

Avid World Traveler•Former Expat on 3 Continents•12x Boosted Writer•Editor:The Shortform• MS Toxicology •Proud Mom of 2•. https://brshenoy.substack.com.