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Food & Beverage

Japan’s agricultural sector suffers from a combination of low productivity, high and distortionary levels of agricultural support (which places a burden on Japanese consumers and taxpayers) and a shortage of land suited to farming. These limitations undermine Japan’s farming sector and complicate its participation in bilateral and regional trade agreements that would boost its growth potential. To make matters worse, the Fukushima nuclear incident has made exportation harder and importation more volatile. Find out more about Japan's food and beverage industry below.

About Food & Beverage

 Latest update: March 2022 

Alcohol

The Japanese liquor market is one of the largest in the world with an estimated annual sale of 3,5 trillion yen and growing consumption in several categories.

Cereals

 Latest update: April 2022 

Confectionery

 Latest update: June 2022 

Dairy

 Latest update: March 2022 

Frozen Foods

 Latest update: March 2022 

Functional & Health Food

 Latest update: April 2022 

Meat

 Latest update: March 2022 

Organic Food

 Latest update: August 2022 

Soft Drinks

In Japan the buyers are very health-conscious, therefore they try to drink beverages with low or zero sugar addition. Great attention has been put PET bottles, thanks to their nature of recyclable recipients.