Japan to Start Fukushima Rice Exports to EU With Britain in July

 Japan to Start Fukushima Rice Exports to EU With Britain in July

Thai Jasmine rice. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.




MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Japan is set to begin exporting rice from the country’s Fukushima region to the European Union, starting with the United Kingdom, next month, local media reported.

“With the U.K. as a foothold, we hope to expand the sale of prefecture-produced rice to other EU member countries,” the head of the Zen-Noh federation of agricultural cooperatives, Nobuo Ohashi, was quoted as saying by The Japan Times on Sunday.

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