Japanese companies plan totally farmed bluefin exports
Japan's Maruha Nichiro to export fully farmed tuna.
Several companies in Japan are improving the techniques for farming tuna bred from eggs, and they can begin to expand exports and service other markets besides Japan.
One of these firms Maruha Nichiro will soon begin exports to the European Union. It has bases for fully farmed tuna in Saiki, Oita Prefecture, and in Kushimoto, Wakayama Prefecture. Both operations have been certified as safe for exports to Europe and the company plans to begin by shipping tuna to the Netherlands starting within the year, Nikkei Asian Report informed.
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