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Our services are intended for businesses who wish to export food products to Japan.
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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.
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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.

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Newsletter

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

January 2019

On Standards of use for ingredients/Labeling standards and what it implies for Import/Export
The food system in Japan is a lot different from the ones in other countries. For instance, items subject to allergen labeling are different. Thus, it is necessary to do a thorough research beforehand. Also, there is a big gap in the level of difficulty to....

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January 2019

Food allergen labeling and exportation to foreign countries
A while ago I got the opportunity to see a food product (made in Japan) bearing a mention “allergen free” and which was scheduled to be exported abroad. When I asked the manufacturer, they said they were using the labeling since “No allergic ingredients were used”,....

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December 2018

What are labeling claims?
Speaking of labeling claims in the food labeling standard, many people may think of Nutrient Function Claims ("Rich in XXX", "Contain nutrients", etc.), but in a broad sense, the purpose is to prevent misleading representations of various kinds claims. Therefore, we would like to summarize them in this mini-column....

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