Your wagyu beef may be getting even pricier

Business Nov 13, 2018

Your wagyu beef may be getting even pricier

by Aya Takada

The world's most pampered cows are finding that a key supplement in their carefully designed diet is getting harder to come by thanks to thousands of pigs falling sick in China. Japan's wagyu, known for its soft, fatty and marbled meat, is dependent on China ...

Japanese beef lovers seen boosting imports to 17-year high

Business Jan 26, 2018

Japanese beef lovers seen boosting imports to 17-year high

Domestic beef purchases are set to climb this year as growing demand for affordable meat counters the first rise in import duties in 14 years. Beef imports are likely to increase to the country's highest level since 2001 after growing more than 10 percent last ...