Economies

Burger King Japan’s Latest Meal is The New Black

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Burger King employee Rumi Sekine shows the Kuro Diamond burger, right, and the Kuro Pearl burger at its Shibuya restaurant in Tokyo. The fast-food chain is offering customers an initially unappetizing experience as it launched two limited edition "Kuro" burgers with black buns, black sauce and black cheese on Friday. Kuro means black in Japanese. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Burger King employee Rumi Sekine shows the Kuro Diamond burger, right, and the Kuro Pearl burger at its Shibuya restaurant in Tokyo. The fast-food chain is offering customers an initially unappetizing experience as it launched two limited edition "Kuro" burgers with black buns, black sauce and black cheese on Friday. Kuro means black in Japanese. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO— The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year’s edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black)...




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