Consumption of lamb is rising in Japan. Most local farmers are producing more lamb and mutton to meet the rising demand of the meat. In Japan, sheep meat has traditionally been consumed outside the household as people were not sure on how to prepare it or where to get it. The rise of lamb consumption will also help imports from Australia and New Zealand. Industry experts say the rise of lamb sales can be attributed to the stable price of lamb compared to beef in Japan. – Global Meat News

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