Japan: Food Processing Ingredients

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   JA2022-0025

This report highlights Japan’s food processing industry, notable trends, and a new market snapshot of western Japan processors. The industry benefited from a slightly higher exchange rate in relation to the dollar in 2021, compared to 2020, allowing the industry to experience marginal growth by value, totaling $216.4 billion. Despite production decreases in many categories, the top manufactured products in Japan were in the health, canned, and bottled food categories.

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