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Japan's fish farmers make a lot of scents

"Odorless" yellowtail sandwiches

TOKYO -- As the domestic market for fishery products continues to shrink, Japanese fish farmers are increasingly looking overseas, where demand is expected to grow.

Global Ocean Works, a fisheries exporter in Tarumizu, Kagoshima Prefecture, has been very busy lately. "We are meeting only half the orders now," President Yuji Masunaga said. The company exports 90% of its frozen products. A significant portion goes to North America, where people are fond of eating raw, fat buri, or yellowtail, at sushi restaurants.

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