Japansk utmärkelse till Åke Nordgren VD på Akebono Unlimited

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays

Den japanska regeringen har för hösten 2020 beslutat att tilldela utmärkelser till 141 personer (enligt en kungörelse från den 3 november).
När det gäller Sverige förlänas en utmärkelse till Åke Nordgren, VD på Akebono Unlimited.
Vi är oerhört stolta över denna utmärkelse och för det fina arbete Åke gjort under alla år för att visa på det fina i japansk mat -och dryckeskultur här i Sverige.

Autumn Conferment of Japanese Decoration
On 3 November 2020 (Japan Time), the Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2020 Autumn Conferment of Japanese Decoration. From Sweden, the following recipient shall be conferred with a decoration.
 • NAME (AGE): Åke Nordgren (67)
 • DECORATION: The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays
 • SERVICE: Contribution to the promotion of Japanese food culture through popularizing Japanese Sake in Sweden
 • MAJOR TITLES: CEO of Akebono Unlimited 
Japanese Decorations are conferred upon foreigners twice a year, on 29 April and 3 November, concurrently with the conferment of decorations and medals to Japanese nationals. The Orders of the Rising Sun are bestowed upon individuals of merit, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the nation or public. The Orders of the Rising Sun are also conferred upon foreign nationals who have made notable contribution to promotion of exchanges between Japan and other countries in fields such as research and education, medicine and social welfare, economy and industry, and culture and sports.
For further information on Japanese Decorations and Medals, see https://www8.cao.go.jp/shokun/en/index-e.html Mr. Toshio Yadomi, Press Officer Tel: 08-5793-5300