Japan consumption falling

Seafoodsource.com reports on Japan’s recently published Fisheries White Paper, which covers the government’s five-year industry plan, production and consumption trends, and the impact of Covid-19. Read the summary analysis here.


According to the Paper, Japan’s ‘per capita consumption of edible seafood has been declining in recent years, and the most commonly eaten seafood has changed from squid and shrimp to salmon and tuna.’ The decline has been driven by increasing seafood prices and consumer preference for simple, convenient foods. Read the full White Paper here (Japanese).


Image: Japan’s Fisheries White Paper

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