Wednesday, March 16, 2011

From The Files Of Absurdity, Volume CLXVI: The Sickness Of Israel Comes Shining Through With This One!

Readers, I started my "Files Of Absurdity" with the premise being that they would focus on the absolutely absurd or laughable things that we are subjected to in our daily lives.   But ever so often I come across those that are down right revolting, but definitely absurd.  This newest entry falls in that category....

I came across this article today from Desert Peace, at www.desertpeace.com, and it shows the sick mindset of the so called "chosen tribe" in Israel.   It seems according to this article, that the Israelis are not thinking about all of the Japanese that are suffering from the nuclear disaster unfolding at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, but instead are worried about their supply of sushi from Japan!   I kid you not, and here is that article for you to view for yourselves:


Image ‘Copyleft’ by Carlos Latuff

The following report is truly the sickest thing I have ever seen on the Net. A nation is literally fighting for its life and Israel bemoans the following??
 

Israel fears sushi shortage after quake

Situation in Japan may affect regular supply of ingredients for one of Israelis’ favorite dishes
While Japan continues to deal with the aftermath of last Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, and has yet to recover from one of the greatest disasters in its history, Israelis fear a shortage in the ingredients of one of their favorite dishes: Sushi.
Many of sushi’s basic components come from Japan or are imported through the battered countries. Will Israelis soon suffer from a shortage of the beloved rolls’ necessary ingredients?
“There may be a shortage of sushi components, but we are still studying the situation,” says Dudi Afriat of the Rakuto Kasei company, which imports the Kikkoman soy sauce, as well as seaweeds, wasabi, rice and other necessary ingredients for sushi rolls.
Rakuto Kasei is the main supplier of raw materials for sushi to all restaurants in Israel, and markets products to supermarkets as well.
“We’ll be wiser once the situation in Japan stabilizes and the reconstruction begins,” he explains. “I assume we’ll know if there is going to be a shortage in the coming week. The main fear is of a shortage of the Kikkoman soy sauce. One Kikkoman factory in Japan was damaged and there have been delays in the supply, but we hope it won’t stop the regular chain of supply.”
Kikkoman has five factories around the world – in the United States, Hong Kong, Holland, Singapore and Japan. “Most of the containers arrive in Israel from the US, but the entire management is in Japan,” Afriat explains.
“At the moment, it’s very difficult communicating with them. There are a lot of disruptions. Yesterday I spoke with our contact in Japan, and he said it took him 10 hours to get to the office from home.
“So at the moment the situation is unclear, and it all depends on the Japanese. I trust them, because they love the soy sauce more than we do. My only fear is that they’ll have to import Kikkoman from the US, and that will affect the imports to Israel.”

Rice shortage not expected

A possible shortage of Kikkoman would be felt in Israel. “About 85% of the soy sauce used in Israel is Kikkoman. This is a very unusual figure in the world,” Afriat says. “Israeli chefs feel very connected to this product. After the tsunami I received phone calls from hysterical people fearing a shortage of Kikkoman.”
Other products which may be affected due to import problems or damaged factories are miso (traditional Japanese seasoning), pickled Japanese pumpkin and cabbage, and certain types of seaweed. A shortage may also be felt in wasabi – Japanese horseradish.
One thing is certain: A rice shortage is not anticipated, as most of the rice used to make sushi comes from California.
Fortunately, many Japanese products are produced in US factories and exported to Israel from there. Therefore, the supply of most types of seaweeds, ginger, Sake and rice vinegar is not expected to be affected.
Sushi rolling mats and other bamboo products, like chopsticks, come from China. The panko and tempura come from South Korea, and black sesame originates in Israel or Thailand.

Tel Aviv one of biggest sushi consumers

Israelis love sushi, and a shortage of some of its ingredients may have an effect on many restaurants. “The Japanese food unit in Israel has grown by some 800% in the past five or six years,” says Afriat. “Five years ago, there were up to 20 sushi restaurants in Tel Aviv. Today there are more than 130. A survey we conducted recently revealed that sushi is the No. 2 take away food in Israel.”
“Kikkoman, the world’s biggest commercial brand, has an amazing infiltration level. It can be found in one-third of Israeli households, and it’s clearly a Japanese product. Surprisingly, we bring real naturally fermented soy sauce, which costs much more than other types of soy available in stores, and Israelis still appreciate and purchase it.
“We import 900 kilograms (1,984pounds) of Kikkoman bottles a year, and 54 tons of rice for sushi a month. It’s an amazing amount. Tel Aviv is the fifth city in the world in the consumption of sushi per capita, and fourth in the world in the number of sushi restaurants per capita.
“Last year, Kikkoman’s senior management arrived in Israel to give us the award for the company’s best global marketer, because we reached a 66% rise in sales between 2008 and 2009.
“Business with Japan is very tight. I have been working with Japanese people for six years now and we feel very connected to them. We feel their pain.”

NTS Notes:  With the REAL devastation that is taking place right now in Japan, and almost the entire world focused on the well being of the Japanese people, here comes these sick psychos worrying about their supply of sushi coming in from Japan, and whether or not it will be contaminated!

Again, we see the true mindset of these criminals in that they could care less about the rest of humanity, because we are nothing to them except the "Goyim", and to be their slaves when they take over the planet.   

Definitely one for my Files of Absurdity, but this time it falls under the category of absolutely revolting and disgusting!

More to come

NTS

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