Agrana starts plant in Japan


“The growing Japanese market for fruit preparations is characterized by high quality standards and innovations. This is ideally in line with our quality standards and our focus on innovation as the world market leader in the fruit segment, ”explains Johann Marihart, CEO of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG. The acquisition of the Japanese fruit preparations business from TAIYO is an important step in the context of the Asian expansion.

On April 1st, “Agrana Fruit Japan Ltd.” starts producing fruit preparations and is now producing in Asia, after China, India and South Korea, with Japan now in a fourth country. Globally, Agrana fruit preparations are now manufactured at 26 locations in 20 countries. The fruit preparation plant is located in Yokkaichi in southern Japan, around 100 km east of Osaka. From there, in addition to dairies and ice cream manufacturers, customers from the baked goods industry in Japan are supplied. The country has a steadily growing market for fruit preparations with a volume of around 60,000 tons and a forecast increase of two to three percent annually.

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  • SE Agrana Annual Report 0711: AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

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Agrana starts plant Japan


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