Food Trickles Out, Flows Into Japan


Here’s some more about the Japan situation: A fish importer says he expects “some minor difficulties and supply problems in the future,” and Crain’s notes that the price of seaweed (much of which comes from the northeast) may rise as supply dwindles; meanwhile, Pepsi is pledging $1.5 million to relief efforts, Coke has promised $7.3 million in cash and products, and McDonald’s (which is donating $2 million) is among the other food companies making contributions. [Crain’s]