August 29, 2013

Japanese customers like cow tongues as USA meat exports to Japan increase

Picture: Inside a Japanese customers freezer

"cow tongues are popular in Japan, Cevin Jones, vice chairman of the Federation of State Beef Councils...said."A tongue here in the United States is worth 15 cents a pound," he said. "It's worth $15 a pound over there. Right there is a big boost in the value of that animal.""

Northwest beef industry targets Japanese consumers
By Matthew Weaver
Capital Press
Friday August 23rd 2013