Japan's biggest exporter of premium Wagyu beef, expects shipments to climb to a record as demand from Taiwan is set to triple and exports to Brazil may begin.
Japanese authorities are investigating an attempt to smuggle Wagyu semen and eggs from Japan to China.
Tweaking world’s most-expensive meat for health-focused buyers.
Meat from herb-fed Wagyu cattle has same taste and fewer calories.
The most-expensive meat in the world is getting a little cheaper to produce.
Beef producing countries like Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico are gaining greater access into Japan thanks to lowered tariffs, giving those exporters a significant advantage over U.S. beef producers.
Online stores have seen a major increase in demand for top-of-the-line beef such as wagyu.
“I hate the stuff,” says a butcher and author of a new cookbook dedicated to beef. He’s not alone.