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Label bank, since its foundation in 2003, has been providing a range of services surrounding food ingredients and labels.
We help food and beverage manufactures, retailers and inspection companies navigate regulatory hurdles including label compliance issues.
Our long standing experience and expertise in the food industry allow us to offer you the service that best suit your needs.
Contact us for further information.

COVID-19 crisis related announcement:

In order to minimize risks in the wake of the current outbreak, most of our team is now working partially or fully remote.
Due to this reason, our response to your inquiry may be delayed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please feel free to contact us through our email or send inquiries using our "Contact Us" form for any new questions or requests.

In the last months, we have established dedicated systems to guarantee -while we are working from home- the continuity and quality of our services, as well as the confidentiality of the information shared with us.
We will keep monitoring the situation and informing our partners about our capacity throughout the crisis.
Feel free to contact us in case of any questions. Thank you for your understanding.

Services

We solve issues on ingredients and food labeling

Label bank has been providing a range of services and taken more than 3,000 orders a year not only from domestic manufacturers but also from global enterprises.

Conceptual diagram of Label bank services

Conceptual diagram of Label bank services

Newsletter

We issue monthly e-newsletters, which keep you up to date with the latest developments surrounding food labeling in Japan.

May 2020

Points to be noted about the labeling of frozen chilled products
"フロチル(fro-chill)” is the abbreviation of “フローズンチルド商品“(frozen” and “chilled product) in Japanese. Although there is no clear definition of the term, this refers to products of which storage condition will be changed from "frozen" to "chilled" such as.........

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May 2020

About the flexible operation of the Food Labeling Standards and the Rice Traceability Act in response to the shortage of supplies of imported ingredients from China due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection
[April 13, 2020, postscript] On April 10, 2020, the Consumer Affairs Agency(CAA) issued a new notice.........

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April 2020

Food additives in Japan: "Draft report on Discussion about the Labeling System for Food Additives" published
At the 9th discussion on the Labeling System for Food Additives held on February 27, 2020, the Consumer Affairs Agency published the "Report on Discussions about the Labeling System for Food Additives (Draft)". Regarding the labeling.........

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