Lucky Foods From Around the World

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Traditions might vary around the world and in many culture, various food items are thought to be lucky. From symbolizing wealth to long life, here is a look at some of such items that will bring you luck in the coming year.

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In Japan and a few other Asian countries, people slurp down soba or buckwheat noodles on New Year’s Day to symbolize long life. The noodles are called toshi-koshi soba, meaning “from one year to another” and if they manage not to break while eating, then it brings extra luck.

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