Japan

AHDB looks to Asia for new opportunities

AHDB looks to Asia for new opportunities

By Aidan Fortune

British businesses are being encouraged to consider Asia as a target market in a new report by the UK's Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Spanish niche export products win in Japan

Spanish niche export products win in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Spanish pork producers are preparing to increase their exports to Japan as their high-quality products find niche orders amidst growing demand among Japanese consumers for unique meats.

UK meat producers are aiming to take advantage of the re-opening of the Japanese market

British meat exporters eye Japanese market

By Kathryn Wortley

Last week, British beef and lamb producers were eyeing the Japanese market following the lifting of a 23-year import ban in January 2019, and with a presence at Japan’s Foodex, Asia’s largest food and drink exhibition.

The USMEF has called for a trade agreement with Japan

USMEF urges trade agreement with Japan

By Aidan Fortune

A US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) economist has called for an improved trade agreement with Japan to help battle competition from other countries.

The agreement will open further opportunities for Spanish pork in Japan

Interporc prioritises Japanese market following pork tariff cuts

By Ashley Williams

Spanish meat organisation Interporc is set to make Japan its “priority destination” for Spanish pork trade, following a trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Japan being finalised at the beginning of the month.

EU and Japan trade deal praised

EU-Japan trade deal welcomed

By Aidan Fortune

The meat industry is expected to benefit from the signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).