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Thailand to export more chicken to Japan

Thai chicken exporters are expected to ship more products to Japan, which is currently facing widespread avian influenza cases. Japan has culled close to...

Thailand’s chicken export volume to rise 1-3%

Thailand’s chicken exports are expected to rise only 1-3% in 2023 from an estimated 1.04mt this year. Export prices have softened as Thailand’s trading...

Japan confirms 18 outbreaks of HPAI in 12 prefectures

Cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) are spreading at an unusual pace in Japan, with 18 outbreaks confirmed this season through November...

Kagawa reports 3rd hotbed of AI

Japan’s Kagawa prefecture has registered the third hotbed of avian influenza (AI) this fall, after a poultry farm raised the alarm over a rapid...

HPAI hits poultry in India, Japan

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) this month was detected hit poultry in India and Japan. In India, a H5N1 outbreak has hit the Alappuzha district...

Pirbright identifies immune response towards Marek’s

Scientists at the UK’s Pirbright Institute have identified key differences in the immune response of chickens that are resistant to Marek’s disease, and those...

Asia’s demand for skin packaging set to grow

Recent discussions about the reduction of plastic waste, food waste, and CO2 footprint will grow demand for skin packaging in the region, ARIEF FACHRUDIN...

Japan reports early HPAI outbreaks

Japanese authorities reported the first two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) this season on poultry farms on the main island of Honshu...

Malindo to export processed chicken to Japan

Indonesia’s Malindo Feedmill, through its subsidiary Malindo Food Delight, has agreed with Japan-based halal food company Sariraya Corporation to export USD 200,000 worth of...

CP Vietnam to export chicken to Japan

CPV Food, an arm of CP Vietnam, will send its first shipment of chicken to Japan by the end of October. After two years...

Japan’s poultry outlook remains strong

The outlook for Japan’s poultry industry remains strong, stated Rabobank in its Global Poultry Quarterly Q4 2022. Demand for at-home chicken consumption is expected...

Japan shifts to raw chicken imports

Imports are a key source of chicken for Japan’s foodservice sector, and traders are shifting toward raw chicken from processed chicken due to price...

Strong demand supports higher chicken prices

The Japanese market remains relatively strong, driven by good at-home consumption demand for chicken and a further recovery of the foodservice sector, according to...

McDonald’s hikes prices in Japan

McDonald's will hike its prices in Japan on higher input costs and the weaker yen, which has slid to a 24-year-low. The chain will...

Beyond Meat enters Japan

Beyond Meat will enter the Japanese market through a partnership with United Super Market Holdings. The partnership will include product development and distribution. United...

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