How to export food product to Japan

If you want to export food products to Japan, the food product must comply with Food Sanitaton Law in Japan.
Then, you need to find buyer in Japan.

How to check the food product comply with Food Sanitaton Law in Japan.

First check of 3 steps

Step1:Prepare for the ingredients list and manufacturing flow
Step2:Check the ingredients list whether comply with Food Sanitaton Law.
Step3:Check the manufacturing flow* whether comply with Food Sanitaton Law.
*NOTE:Some food need to comply with specific standard.

11 points of that you should check the information of the food

Point1:Food irradiation is not permitted in Japan with certain exeption.
Point2:Food sterilization conditions is provided in certain processed foods.
Point3:Manufacturing and preservation rules are provided in certain processed foods.
Point4:Active pharmaceutical ingredients are not permitted for use in foods.
Point5:There are rules in food addictives, e.g.)standard of use,exist of banned food addictives.
Point6:There are Hygiene Standards in some food, frozen processed food for example.
Point7:Some foods need Health Certificate, e.g.) meat.
Point8:Certain food (e.g. beverage) must be loaded into specific package.
Point9:Certain raw foods from certain coutries cannot export to Japan.
Point10:Agricultural chemicals must not exceeded residue standard.
Point11:Use of foods produced by recombinant DNA techniques are limited.