Italian bresaola will soon arrive on the tables of the Japanese. In the next few days, in fact, the agreement between Italy and Japan will be formalized for the export of this typical cured meat made with Italian raw materials. This was announced by Italian Health Minister Giulia Grillo during a mission to Japan where she met the Deputy Minister for International Affairs of the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Hiromichi Matsushima.
Matsushima, “accepted the proposal of the Italian Ministry of Health to enable the registration of Italian establishments authorized to export processed beef products, including in particular bresaola made from domestic raw material”. The agreement will be formalized in the coming days, at the end of the coordination process carried out by the Italian Ministry of Health with all national bodies involved.
BRESAOLA: THE ROAD TO JAPAN
“I am satisfied with the agreement that will allow many Italian bresaola production facilities to export to Japan a product that, I am convinced, will be very successful in this country, so attentive to the health and excellence of our food,” said Italy’s Minister Grillo. During the meeting, she also highlighted the cooperation on food safety that is driving exports of Italian typical products. The meeting with Matsushima also allowed the Italian delegation “to reiterate the importance of the opening of the Japanese market to the Italian kiwi, in line with the actions carried out by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture” – Minister Grillo said.