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Nanako Oikawa has been appointed CEO of the newly-formed Sacco System Japan. Pic: Sacco System

Sacco System expanding in Japan

By Jim Cornall

Italian biotech company Sacco System, which works in the food, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical industry, is opening a subsidiary, Sacco System Japan.

Researchers in Japan say avoiding formula immediately after birth is an easy fix. Pic: Getty Images/Sasiistock

Despite high rates of lactose intolerance, consumers are now eating more dairy

Japanese find breastfeeding at birth can lower milk allergies

By Richard Whitehead

Avoiding cow's milk formula and exclusively breastfeeding in the first three days of life helps reduce later lactose intolerance, according a Japanese clinical trial.

Meiji Dairies (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. is scheduled to start production in the second half of FY March 2023. Pic: Getty Images/fpdress

Meiji sets up Meiji Dairies in China

By Jim Cornall

Japanese dairy company Meiji Co., Ltd. has set up Meiji Dairies (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., a China-based company that will produce and sell Meiji’s milk and yogurt products in the China.

Japanese and American negotiators will meet soon in Washington in a last-minute attempt to compromise on agriculture and automobile exports to conclude a trade deal by September. Pic: ©Getty Images/btgbtg

In letter to government, dairy firms warn they could lose $5.4bn through deals with rivals

US dairy piles pressure on Washington to complete Japan trade deal

By Richard Whitehead

Dairy companies and farmer-owned cooperatives in the US have mobilized to put pressure on Washington to conclude its negations with Japan for a “strong trade deal” to secure critical market access for the domestic dairy industry.

Without an agreement, America is in danger of being left behind in its fourth biggest market. Pic: ©Getty Images/Nelson_A_Ishikawa

Why the US needs to sign a trade deal with Japan

By Richard Whitehead

While America continues to wage its trade war against China with ever-inflating tariffs, it would be well advised to look at at trade agreements with another vitally important East Asian market.

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