Seafood is becoming an increasingly popular food source for many in Japan, as more and more Japanese are looking to eat their seafood in a more healthful way.
The country’s consumption of seafood is growing, and the demand for it has increased, according to a new report by the Japan Seafood Research Institute (JSRI).
The country’s seafood consumption grew by over 6.7% in 2017.
The report also shows that seafood consumption in Japan has been increasing in line with demand for Japanese food, especially as Japan is becoming more of a seafood hub.
Japan now accounts for approximately 30% of the world’s seafood trade, with the number of imports of seafood rising to 2.3 billion tonnes in 2017 from 2.1 billion tonnes the previous year.
Seafood consumption in the United States grew by 3.7%.
In addition, Japanese seafood consumption has been rising as well, rising by 7.1% in the past year.
Japanese seafood imports have also been increasing steadily, with Japan being the top destination for US seafood imports, according the report.US consumption of Japanese seafood is expected to increase in the future, according JSARI, with demand expected to grow by 5.3% over the next three years.
It is expected that the United Kingdom, China and Japan will have the biggest increase in US seafood consumption, followed by Canada and the European Union.