<I>Mikan</I> wagyu burger in western Japan catches eye of tourists

Food & Drink Dec 12, 2018

Mikan wagyu burger in western Japan catches eye of tourists

A local hamburger in Wakayama Prefecture is catching the eye of tourists for its surprisingly good taste and visual impact — mouth-watering wagyu spare ribs sandwiched with a mikan (mandarin orange or tangerine) between the buns. The locally sourced Kumanogyu and mikan burger was created ...

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 ...

With ban lifted, importer initiates wagyu war in Indonesia

Business Nov 16, 2017

With ban lifted, importer initiates wagyu war in Indonesia

An Indonesian meat distributor is importing wagyu, long banned in the Southeast Asian country, in cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization to test the local market, which has been dominated by the same breed from Australia. Johana Koswara, managing director of PT. Global Pratama ...