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Japanese-S'porean couple's vegan cookie business in Okinawa set to expand

Mr Tsukasa Muto, a Japanese, and his Singaporean wife Sonia started vegan cookie company Champuri in Okinawa last year. ST PHOTO: WALTER SIM
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OKINAWA - A vegan cookie business started by a Japanese-Singaporean couple on the island of Okinawa last year is set to expand its reach throughout Japan.

Mr Tsukasa Muto, 32, a Japanese who grew up in Okinawa, and his Singaporean wife Sonia, 31, told The Straits Times that they started Champuri Stories in June last year after noticing the lack of vegan and gluten-free snack options on the island.

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