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Pig Industry News: Japan

13 September 2018
Pig Industry News from Japan What do we know about Classical swine fever's return to Japan?
For the first time in 26 years, Classical swine fever or 'hog cholera' has been identified on a farm in Gifu city, Japan...
28 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Japan DanBred opens AI station and multipliers in Japan
DanBred has signed an exclusive distributor agreement with CIMCO to establish sale of DanBred genetics in Japan...
07 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Japan Nutriad starts distribution in Japan
Multinational specialty feed additives producer Nutriad announced it has reached an agreement with Watanabe Chemicals to distribute its’ products in Japan....
08 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Japan Global Food Safety Initiative reveals new benchmarking requirements
TOKYO, 6 March 2018 - The Global Food Safety Initiative announced at its annual Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, the latest initiative in GFSI’s mission to advance food safety and encourage industry...
21 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan Treating wastewater: Microbial Fuel Cells
‘One of the greatest threats to the environment today is wastewater left over from production activities’: One university in Okinawa, Japan, is exploring the use of microbial fuel cells in helping...
08 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan Agromed appoints Japan Nutrition as distributor for OptiCell®
Agromed Austria, a leading provider of premium natural feed additives, has signed a distribution agreement with Japan Nutrition (JNC), under which they will actively market OptiCell® to the livestock...
23 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan 'Meat Day' Promotions Bump Sales of US Pork, Beef at Supermarkets
JAPAN - Reaching consumers interested in trying new cuts of US pork and beef at a special celebration of meat, USMEF partnered with a major supermarket chain to conduct a "Meat Day" sales promotion in...
13 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan Japanese Danish Crown Customer Receives Royal Export Award
JAPAN - Every year, Danish Crown ships approx. 1,000 tonnes of processed pork from Denmark to the Matsuya Foods Co., Ltd restaurant chain in Japan....
05 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan Japanese Pork Imports Still Growing for Now
JAPAN - Following a trend seen throughout most of 2016, Japanese pork imports continued to grow modestly during the first quarter of the year being up 8 per cent year-on-year, reports Bethan Wilkins, AHDB...
02 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan China Corn Makes Comeback to Japanese Livestock Farms
JAPAN - Japan imported China-grown corn for livestock feed for the first time since February 2010 in March in order to ease shortages, according to the Japanese Ministry of Finance....
17 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan US Pork, Beef Promoted at Japan Supermarket Trade Show
JAPAN - Working to get a head start on the summer menu preferences of Japanese consumers, USMEF offered tasting samples of American-style barbecue at Supermarket Trade Show 2017, an event sponsored by...
12 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan US Red Meat Linked to Healthy Lifestyle at Japanese Event
JAPAN - In response to a request by Spark, a leading Japanese regional supermarket chain, USMEF promoted the nutritional value of US pork and beef in a consumer event in Hiroshima. ...
20 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan FoodEx Showcases US Beef, Pork
JAPAN - As US exporters met with hundreds of buyers and representatives of Japan’s retail and foodservice industries at FoodEx Japan, USMEF promoted US red meat by serving samples of US beef tongue and...
07 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Japan US Red Meat Offered as Quality Option for Yakiniku Restaurants
JAPAN - USMEF participated in Tokyo’s Yakiniku Business Fair 2017, presenting US beef – including USDA Prime cuts and branded Angus products – as alternatives to domestic Japanese beef while showcasing...
10 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Japan Japanese Pork Import Growth Slowing
JAPAN - In the first nine months of 2016, Japanese imports of fresh/frozen pork were up 10 per cent on 2015 levels, at 641 thousand tonnes....
02 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Japan Japanese Pork Imports Increasing
JAPAN - Japanese imports of fresh/frozen pork increased by just under 13 per cent, to 429,000 tonnes, in the first six months of the year....
05 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Japan Japanese Pork Imports On the Up
JAPAN - Although much of the world’s attention has been on China, it was not the only Asian market taking more pork in early 2016. Japan too increased its intake in the first three months of the year...
05 November 2015
Pig Industry News from Japan Japanese Pork Imports Continue to Fall
JAPAN - The continued recovery from PEDv, coupled with high stock levels, resulted in a further decline of pork imported into Japan, with volumes for January to September down six per cent at 581,300 tonnes....
07 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Japan Japanese Pork Imports Fall
JAPAN - Japanese imports of pork fell 4 per cent in the first half of 2015 as the country continues to recover from the PEDv outbreak experienced in 2014....
23 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Japan More PED Outbreaks in Japan
JAPAN - Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) are continuing sporadically across the country...
07 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Japan Further PED Outbreaks in Japan
JAPAN - New outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) have been reported in two regions of Kyushu island....
30 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan Miyazaki PED Farm Count Rises to 10
JAPAN - A 10th outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus has been confirmed in the prefecture of Miyazaki....
24 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan More PED Outbreaks in Japan
JAPAN - Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) has been confirmed at a ninth farm in Miyazaki prefecture....
04 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan New Biomin Web Site Now Available in Japanese
JAPAN - Biomin has now launched a Japanese version of the new corporate web site....
30 October 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan Pork Prices Spike Japan
JAPAN - Outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) in the country are partly blamed for a 20 per cent rise in pork prices over the last year....
24 October 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan Pork Prices Forecast to Rise in Japan
JAPAN - Pork prices are forecast to increase ahead of a seasonal rise in porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED)....
07 October 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan Japan's Pig Industry Troubled by PED Again
JAPAN - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) has returned to the island of Honshu, killing more pigs and losses are mounting....
22 August 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan PEDv Causes Japanese Producers to Import Large Volumes of Frozen Pork
JAPAN - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDV) continued to constrain Japanese and North American pork production in the first half of 2014, leading Japanese pork processors to import large volumes of...
04 August 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan Japan Requires PED Inspection of Live Pigs Before Import
JAPAN - Live pigs imported into Japan from the United States and Canada are subject to new certification requirements to stop the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED)....
01 August 2014
Pig Industry News from Japan PED Affects 150,000 Pigs in Chiba Prefecture
JAPAN - Almost 150,000 pigs in Chiba prefecture, near Tokyo, have been affected by porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED); almost 42,000 have died....
 
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