3.23.2011

Production of Cheese with Uncompromising Quality ? Shimizu Milk Farm and Cheese Factory in Nagano Prefecture -

IntroductionThere is a ranch where cheese that French people highly praise is produced in Nagawa Village in Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture. This ranch and the cheese factory are operated by Mr. Norihei Shimizu and his wife...read more

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3.23.2011

The internationally well-known beef brand “Kobe Beef”

The internationally well-known beef brand “Kobe Beef”We interviewed Mr. M. Ikeda from the Kobe Beef Marketing & Distribution Promotion Association (General Manager, Animal Farming Division, JA Zen-Noh (National Federation of...read more

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3.23.2011

Utilization of Abandoned Paddy Fields for Cattle Grazing ? Funaki Farm in Fukushima Prefecture -

IntroductionIn late October, when autumn was drawing on, I visited Samegawa Village (400 to 700 meters above sea level) in the mountain area in the south of Fukushima Prefecture, about 160 kilometers north of Tokyo, to see a...read more

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3.22.2011

Asian Product Organization (APO) Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Branding of Local Food and Agricultural Products

- Kobe Beef Brand Strategy -From November 9 to 16, 2010, the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) hosted an observational study mission on the theme of “branding of local food and agricultural products.” Traditional agricultural...read more

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3.20.2011

For the Provision of Safe and Tasty Milk

North Chiba Dairy Co-Operative AssociationIn Yachiyo City in Chiba Prefecture, which is near Tokyo, there is a dairy co-cooperative association that strives for the provision of reliable and safe milk to consumers in the...read more

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3.20.2011

What Customers Want -Toto Consumers’ Co-operative-

Toto Consumers’ Co-operative is working on building bridges between sites of production and consumption in order to “fill the gap between food consumption and agriculture” and also is providing safe and reliable food to consumers...read more

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12.31.2007

Japan Agrinfo Newsletter

(Discontinue)Japan Agrinfo Newsletter, is a monthly roundup in English of news and views concerning Japan's food and agriculture, with Each issue carrying edited news articles and comments.Vol.20 No.9, May 2003 - Vol.25...read more

Category: Agricultural Information, FL