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Japan 2014

Takato Tamada, Blueberry Culture Research Group, and president of Japan Blueberry Association

Presenter: Charles M. “Mike” Mainland, North Carolina State University

Guadalajara, Mexico, IBO Summit 2014

In this country presentation, Dr. Takato Tamada introduces Japan’s blueberry industry, describing production zones, production challenges and consumer demand. Tamada describes small-scale production and limited supply, contrasted by strong consumer demand. Healthy demand for imports from Chile, the United States and Mexico indicates potential for Japan’s domestic market.


Japón 2014

Takato Tamada, del Blueberry Culture Research Group, y Presidente del Japan Blueberry Association

Presentador: Charles M. “Mike” Mainland, del North Carolina State University

En esta presentación del país, el Doctor Takato Tamada describe la industria de arándanos de Japón, las zonas de producción, los retos de su producción y la demanda de los consumidores. Tomada describe la producción en una escala pequeña y la oferta limitada, contrastada por la fuerte demanda de las importaciones de Chile, Estados Unidos y México, indicando el potencial para el mercado doméstico para el Japón.