‘Authenticity over localisation’: Japan’s wagyu and rice in the spotlight as government looks to boost food exports

Newly-appointed MAFF Minister Kotaro Nogami, who just assumed office this year, announced the new bureau, which has been temporarily dubbed the Export and International Bureau at a recent press conference.This is expected to be set up as part of the ministry’s internal restructuring plans next April, and will combine both international affairs and food export-related…Continue Reading