Skimmed milk is the source of a new calcium-rich miso to hit the
market as Japan's Agriculture and Livestock Industries Corporation
(ALIC) teams up with two research bodies to develop a new
functional fermented miso derived from...
Japan's established health foods market continues to grow, by an
average of 8 per cent annually over the past five years. Suppliers
of innovative ingredients could gain access to the market at this
year's Hi Japan.
Functional drinks are growing in popularity across the world, but
the products which sell best in Japan are not necessarily the same
as those which do well in Europe or the US, meaning that there is
plenty of room for growth in all...
Metro, the German retailer, this month opened its first Cash &
Carry outlet in Japan, a market where it sees great potential in
the years to come. The store is a joint venture with Japan's
Five former officials at the now-defunct Japanese company Snow
Brand Foods conspired to falsely label imported beef products as
domestic beef and swindled an industry body out of millions of yen
in a government buyback scheme, so...
Embattled Japanese meat processor Nippon Meat Packers said on
Tuesday that its founder and chairman would step down and its
president would be demoted to help restore public trust after a
beef mislabelling scandal.