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The governemnt says exporting beef tongue shows business can optimise raw materials

Denmark exports tongue to Japan

By Oscar Rousseau

The Danish government has confirmed it will export diaphragm muscle, cattle tongue and other bi-products to Japan, after a 15-year trade embargo was lifted.

Beef imports to Japan from Europe were worth ($5.1m in the first half of 2015

Japan lifts ban on Danish beef imports

By Oscar Rousseau

Japan has ended its 15-year ban on the imports of Danish beef after long-running mad cow disease fears were addressed by European politicians.

EU could soon ease Fukushima produce restrictions

EU could soon ease Fukushima produce restrictions

By RJ Whitehead

Japanese media have reported that the European Union may no longer require radiation screening for some food products imported into the bloc from the beginning of next year.

Without China, exports of EU pork would have fallen by -8%

China drives growth of EU pork exports

By Oscar Rousseau

Exports of pork in Europe reached the second-highest level on record thanks to a growing appetite for pork in China, new data from AHDB Pork has revealed.

France has put renewed emphasis on opening more export markets

Saudi Arabia opens market to French beef

By Chloe Ryan

Saudi Arabia has lifted a 15-year ban on French beef, opening a market closed due to BSE and offering potential to an industry hurt by low prices and the Russian embargo.

Exports were up 19% year-on-year

EU pig exports rise in March

By Chloe Ryan

Latest figures from UK pork levy body Bpex show a surge in pork exports from the EU during March.

Argentine officials took part in a trade mission to China earlier this month

Argentina looks to boost market access for beef

By Georgi Gyton

The Argentine Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries recently held a beef market access working group meeting, as it looks to make further progress this year.

Japan Livestock would like to double the number of factories producing EU-approved Wagyu Beef

Japanese plan to raise wagyu sales in EU

By Oli Haenlein

Following the EU removal of a ban on imports of Japanese beef, the Asian country is looking to increase sales of the speciality meat Europe, as well as obtaining EU approval for more Japanese plants. 

Cattle numbers are expected to increase by 2% in 2015

Brazilian beef production and exports expected to rise

By Georgi Gyton

Exports of Brazilian beef are predicted to rise by 10% next year, according to the latest Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report, by the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service.

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