Exporting to Japan

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NovemberAlberta Companies ‘Eat Up’ Canada Food Expo Japan/Korea 2018 - Six Alberta companies participated in the biennial Canada Food Expo tabletop event in Japan and South Korea held October 1 to 9, 2018.
AprilAlberta companies generate leads at Foodex Japan (Katie Meredith, AF) - “Alberta suppliers are more interested in the Japanese market following the recent signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement,” says Katie Meredith, Trade and Relations Officer with Agriculture and Forestry (AF). “The mission was a great way for Alberta companies to connect with key stakeholders in Japan and participants are reporting that they expect to generate significant new sales as a result of the mission.”
JanuaryAlberta agri-food products showcased on Cookpad Japan - On November 28, 2017, Japanese bloggers attended a cooking class and seminar at Cookpad Japan to learn more about Canadian agriculture and agri-food products. The event showcased key Alberta products – including pulled pork, sausage and barley soup, honey desserts, and honey wine – to 15 Cookpad “super users” in the Japan market
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May 2018Japan-Alberta Agriculture Highlights (Katie Meredith, AF) - Japan is a key overseas economic partner for Alberta. In 2017, Japan was Alberta's third largest market for agri-food products, behind only the United States and China. Read more.
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December 2017Japan Exporter Guide (USDA) - Note: Information from USDA reports is often applicable to Canadian exporters.
July 2015Webinar: Exporting Agri-Food Products to Japan (Mary Beth Takao, Agriculture Commercial Officer in the Alberta Japan Office)
Webinar provides an overview of the Japanese market, key opportunities, the export process and key considerations for success in this market. (45 minutes)
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