Japan - Agricultural Situation - 2009

GLOBAL - The USDA Foregin Agricultural Service (FAS) has published a GAIN report sub-titled The History of U.S. Beef and Pork Exports to Japan.
calendar icon 30 April 2009
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The FAS Japan is writing a series of reports on the history of US agricultural exports to Japan.

These reports showcase the unique partnership between US cooperators, USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), and Japan's food and agriculture sector that has made Japan the most successful country for the market development of US food products in history.

Topics covered are as follows:

  • The Prohibition of Eating Meat in Japan
  • The Aukland
  • Townsend Harris: The First US Envoy in Japan
  • The Meiji Restoration
  • Horace Capron's Journey to Japan
  • Japan Changes Its Eating Habits
  • The School Lunch Program and Animal Protein
  • The Mechanization of Rice Production
  • The Japanese Government's Restrictive Meat Import Policies
  • US Meat Export Federation (USMEF)
  • Looking to the Future.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.
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