Japan: Food Processing Ingredients Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   JA2024-0015
This report highlights Japan’s food processing industry, notable trends, and a market snapshot of western Japan. The industry experienced a 4.1 percent decline in the value of food produced in 2023 from 2022 on a dollar basis totaling $182 billion compared to $190 billion in 2022. Production increases were seen in wheat flour, dairy, processed meats, and sugar categories.

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