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DDGS Export Growth in Japan

03 October 2011
U.S. Grains Council

JAPAN - According to data from the Japanese Ministry of Finance, US DDGS sales to Japan in the month of August 2011 account for a 81 per cent US market share that totals 11,681 metric tons.

Accumulated volume of US DDGS exports to Japan in 2011 (January-August) enjoyed a 93 percent US market share with a total of 223,850 metric tons.

The US Grains Council's Japan office organized four DDGS seminars in September, specifically focused on total mix ration (TMR) for dairy and poultry feed. The seminars attracted local livestock farmers and technical service researchers as well as feed manufacturers and wholesalers.

U.S. distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exports to Japan.

Through these seminars and other USGC programs, the Council aims to expand the market of producers who independently mix feed ingredients by including the TMR feeding system, in addition to the market for compound feed manufacturing.

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