Japan

Improved market access to Japan for Irish beef confirmed

Improved market access to Japan for Irish beef confirmed

The Minister of State with responsibility for new market development Martin Heydon has today (Friday, March 12) announced that agreement...

March 12, 2021

Capsized cattle ship: 2nd crewman dies after rescue from sea

Capsized cattle ship: 2nd crewman dies after rescue from sea

A second crewman who was rescued from the East China Sea after the cattle ship he was travelling on capsized...

September 4, 2020

Search underway for 42 crew after cattle ship capsizes in East China Sea

Search underway for 42 crew after cattle ship capsizes in East China Sea

A search operation is underway for 42 crew members of a ship carrying almost 6,000 cattle, which capsized in the...

September 3, 2020

One year on from Japan trade deal, how is EU agri-food faring?

One year on from Japan trade deal, how is EU agri-food faring?

Saturday, February 1, marked the one-year anniversary of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), a trade agreement that lowered tariffs...

February 4, 2020

First Irish lamb served in Japan

First Irish lamb served in Japan

Irish lamb was officially launched to Japanese meat representatives by Bord Bia at an EU Beef and Lamb Seminar in...

September 27, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day an ‘opportunity’ for Irish food awareness in Asia

St. Patrick’s Day an ‘opportunity’ for Irish food awareness in Asia

Events such as St. Patrick’s Day can be an opportunity to build awareness and momentum for the Irish food industry...

June 19, 2019

Goodman: ‘Critical’ to push for bone-in beef access in Korean talks

Goodman: ‘Critical’ to push for bone-in beef access in Korean talks

From Seoul, South Korea Potential buyers of Irish beef in South Korea have advised Irish suppliers that it is critical...

June 14, 2019

Progress made on beef access in Korea – Creed

Progress made on beef access in Korea – Creed

Further progress has been made in securing access for Irish beef in South Korea, according to Michael Creed, who is...

June 14, 2019

‘Agreement in principle’ secured on sheepmeat access to Japan

‘Agreement in principle’ secured on sheepmeat access to Japan

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has announced that an agreement has been reached “in principle”...

June 12, 2019

Sheepmeat access top of the agenda for Creed in Japan

Sheepmeat access top of the agenda for Creed in Japan

From Tokyo, Japan Access for Irish sheepmeat to the Japanese market will be a key priority for Minister for Agriculture,...

June 11, 2019

Bord Bia appoints market specialist for Japan and South Korea

Bord Bia appoints market specialist for Japan and South Korea

Bord Bia has announced the appointment of Joe Moore as market specialist, Japan and South Korea. As part of this...

June 11, 2019

Bord Bia unveils third Asian office in Tokyo

Bord Bia unveils third Asian office in Tokyo

Bord Bia has opened a new office in Tokyo, Japan, its third office in Asia – bringing to 14 the...

June 11, 2019

‘Proven track record’: Bord Bia and ‘Team Ireland’ set up shop in Tokyo

‘Proven track record’: Bord Bia and ‘Team Ireland’ set up shop in Tokyo

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Bord Bia formally begun an Irish trade mission to Japan in...

June 10, 2019

Pics: Tongue to top-end – Irish beef in Japan

Pics: Tongue to top-end – Irish beef in Japan

From beef tongue to top-end prime beef steaks, Irish beef imports into Japan are a small but distinctive feature on...

June 10, 2019

Irish beef in Japan: Where are there opportunities?

Irish beef in Japan: Where are there opportunities?

Opportunities identified for Irish beef in the Japanese market were discussed with industry representatives by local market experts on the...

June 10, 2019

Minister Creed moves for Japan on agri-food trade mission

Minister Creed moves for Japan on agri-food trade mission

An agri-food trade mission to Japan and the Republic of Korea will take place this week following both countries having...

June 10, 2019

Beef boost for Canada with expansion of Japanese market access

Beef boost for Canada with expansion of Japanese market access

Canada has received a boost to its beef sector following the announcement of expanded beef access to the Japanese market...

May 27, 2019

30-month rule change for Japan ‘sensible and welcome’

30-month rule change for Japan ‘sensible and welcome’

The news that the 30-month requirement has been removed as a condition of access to the Japanese beef market has...

May 17, 2019