JAPAN: Agriculture Minister Invites Embassy Officials of ASEAN Countries to Toyosu Market to Promote Japanese Seafood
On February 19, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) held a promotion event at Toyosu Market in Tokyo to introduce Japanese seafood to the officials from the ASEAN member embassies in Tokyo. MAFF Minister Satoshi Sakamoto attended the event, touring the auction and tasting seafood.
Participants observed a tuna auction and intermediate wholesale stores. They received explanations from market officials about auction methods and seafood from Hokuriku, where the Noto Peninsula earthquake struck, and Hokkaido...Full Story »