Organic Food

 Latest update: November 2023 

The concern for the safety of the food has been one of the main motives of the Japanese food consumption, and the new surge in organic farming interest lies in the cleavage between high farming yield and concern for assurance of health for the food. While still limited in scope, the Organic Agriculture Market continues to grow, and it is thought to be further encouraged by the growing concern for sustainable development. 

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, Japan: Organic Market Review, 2021
Cross Currents, Organic Farming in Japan (Japanese)


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  • Overview
  • Organic Produce
    • Shares of Organic land
    • Basic Laws and Policies
    • Environmental Effects
  • Organic Food Market & Consumption
  • Challenges & Recent Developments
  • JAS Regulations and Labelling
  • Expert Reports &Webinars
  • Annual Reports
  • Further Readings
  • Relevant Organisations & Trade Fairs
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