Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Japan-Update Lamb becoming part of Japanese food culture Cheaper than beef and pork, it is also lower in fat and higher in iron This Aeon supermarket in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, has expanded its lamb section.
ERIKO SHIBUYA, Nikkei staff writer December 31, 2017 20:56 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- As prices for pork and beef remain high in Japan, lamb is gaining popularity as a cheaper and healthier alternative.
When The Nikkei hung out in front of a supermarket's meat case, we spotted a housewife in her 40s who was there to pick up some steak for dinner. She ended up with lamb steaks.
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