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Japan's cold storage in short supply as meat imports rise

Pork shipments rise after tariff cuts, with buildups to last through Olympics

A man works inside a cold storage warehouse at Toyosu Fish Market in Tokyo.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's food importers are running out of space at temperature-controlled warehouses in Tokyo and beyond, as the cold storage sites increasingly are stuffed by the country's growing shipments of pork and beef.

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