Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Evonik Venture Capital invests in Japan for first time
Evonik Venture Capital has invested in Fund VIII of Global Brain Corporation, a Japanese venture capital company.
Monday, November 28, 2022
The Philippines bans poultry imports from Japan, Hungary and California state, US
The Philippines Department of Agriculture has announced a temporary ban on the imports of chicken and other poultry products from Japan, Hungary and California state, US due to bird flu, The Manila Times reported.
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Minerva SA to buy Breeders & Packers Uruguay from Japan's NH Foods
Major Brazilian meatpacker Minerva SA has made an offer to buy Uruguay's Breeders & Packers, owned by Japan's NH Foods Ltd, Nasdaq reported.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Thai firm's Vietnam chicken plant begins export to Japan
The Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group), a major Thai conglomerate, has purchased the biggest chicken processing plant in Southeast Asia, based in Vietnam, as it starts exports to Japan, Nikkei Asia reported.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Japan Prime Minister promises to boost wagyu exports
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida promised to add measures to boost wagyu exports in the upcoming planned economic package to be announced later this month, The Japan Times reported.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Japan firm to issue first "marine blue bonds" for sustainable fishing and aquaculture businesses
Major Japan seafood company Maruha Nichiro has announced that they will the issue the first "marine blue bonds", with the funds raised from the bonds to be used for environmentally sustainable fishing and aquaculture businesses, F ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Japanese poultry companies expand exports to Asia, beginning with Hong Kong
Poultry processors in Japan are expanding exports of locally grown poultry products as they look to offset decreasing demand in Japan with shipments to other Asian markets, beginning with Hong Kong, Nikkei Asia reported.
Monday, September 19, 2022
Hamlet Protein receives Japanese delegation in Denmark
Hamlet Protein recently hosted a group of Japanese industry professionals on a week-long visit to Denmark.
Monday, August 29, 2022
Japan to bring in 13,400 tonnes of feed wheat through auction
Japan will import 13,400 tonnes of feed-quality wheat for livestock use via a simultaneous buy and sell (SBS) auction that closed late on August 19, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) said.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Mowi's Japanese business stays robust in face of challenges
Mowi's Japanese operations remain robust, despite recent supply-chain challenges and an increasingly competitive marketplace, according to Mowi Japan sales and marketing director Michinori Hoshijima.
Friday, July 1, 2022
Mitsubishi and Maruha Nichiro to establish joint venture in salmon production in Japan
Mitsubishi Corporation and Maruha Nichiro Corporation have announced an agreement to establish a new joint venture company, ATLAND Corporation (ATLAND), that will specialise in the land-based production of salmon in Japan
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Pork from Italy and Germany remained ban in Japan due to African swine fever
Raw Italian ham, as well as German sausages and other well-known European meat items, are still banned from import into Japan due to fears of African swine fever (ASF), the Asahi Shimbun reported.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
US and Japan update beef safeguard mechanism under trade agreement
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Japanese Ambassador to the United States Koji Tomita signed an agreement on June 3 to revise the beef safeguard mechanism under the US-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA).
Friday, April 29, 2022
Australian swine producers say pork safe to eat as vaccine for Japanese encephalitis is distributed
Swine famers in Australia said pork is safe to eat as a Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) vaccine is rolled out in the country, ABC News reported.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Japan pork imports rising after pandemic
Japan imports more than 1.1 million tonnes of pig meat and offal annually, making it Asia's second largest market and the third largest market in the world, with the United States and Canada supply more than half of this amount, the UK Agri ...

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