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Japan farm exports hit record high in January-June period

Business Aug 10, 2018

Japan farm exports hit record high in January-June period

Japan's exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products in the January-June period hit a record high for the sixth consecutive year, thanks to the popularity of Japanese cuisine mainly in Asia, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry said Friday. According to the ministry, the exports ...

Ostrich meat making comeback with prices as high as wagyu

National Dec 30, 2017

Ostrich meat making comeback with prices as high as wagyu

Ostrich meat is becoming popular again, mainly among women, for its low fat content and high nutrition. "Online sales are on track to quadruple in December from a year before," said Erika Kato, representative of Queen's Ostrich & Gibier, based in Chikusei, Ibaraki Prefecture. The growing ...