An additional 42 EU and Japanese GIs protected
In the framework of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, both parties will protect an additional 42 geographical indications (GIs), such as Raclette de Savoie, Vinagre de Jerez for the EU and sanuki shiro miso (miso paste), or Osaka wine for Japan.
Report: Confectionery Market in Japan
What opportunities does the Japanese confectionery market offer to EU SMEs?
Space. Japan Webinar: Improving the Eating Experience in Space

Space.Japan, in collaboration with a space firm from Spain, Natural Machines, hosted a webinar titled ‘Improving the Eating Experience in Space’ on September 29, 2022.

Report: How to Export to Japan (Food Sector) - Quick Guide 2023
This guide aims to provide a brief overview on regulation aspects to consider when exporting foods to Japan (2023 revised version).
Exclusive lamb&goat from Europe
The Spanish Interprofessional Sheep and Goat Meat Organization, alongside the Hungarian Organization of Sheep meat producers, presents “Exclusive Lamb&Goat from Europe”, a three-year programme launched to bring quality meat products of European origin closer to the sector professionals in Japan.
Vitagora’s actions for gathering French & Japanese Life and Food sciences ecosystems
Vitagora, the French agri-food and innovation cluster, has been collaborating with the Japanese Kyushu Bio Cluster Conference (KBCC) for more than 10 years, implementing tangible and long-term actions between the two networks: visiting companies and research centers, discovering the expertise of both networks, signing partnership agreements between their members.
Latest “About Japan” report released
The EU Business in Japan content provides practical information for European Union businesses in need of clear guidelines to trade with or invest in Japan or cooperate with Japanese partners.
Report: Honey Market in Japan
What opportunities does the Japanese honey market offer to EU SMEs?
Millions of Japanese People Visit Spanish Olive Groves Thanks to Five Influencers
Five Japanese influencers visited the main olive oil production area of Spain, where they were able to immerse themselves in the culture of this food: from the largest olive grove on the planet, to its industry and rich gastronomy.
Global Foodture
EEN and various food clusters all around the EU are joining forces and organizing a one year long B2B online event. Global Foodture targets EU SMEs companies interested to partner with Japan, South Korea, Singapore or Thailand.

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