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Japanese wagyu suppliers scramble to meet worldwide demand

The problem is that there are not enough farmers to meet future needs

Wagyu exports to Taiwan skyrocketed last year after a ban was lifted that September.

TOKYO Japanese meat purveyors Itoham Foods and Starzen are preparing to export up to twice as much wagyu beef to counter the impact of a stagnant home market while satisfying the global appetite for the high-end product.

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