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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.
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.

September 2020

About the importance and role of Japan's "Fair Competition Code" in food labeling, And the compliance to its rules
In Japan, the "Fair Competition Code" is voluntarily set by business operators or business associations (councils): It is based on the "Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations" which stipulates to prohibit misleading and false.....

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September 2020

"Partial revision of the guidelines for the legal product names of seafood" and "Proposed procedure for new standardized Japanese names for fish" announced
On July 16th, 2020, the Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) announced the "Partial revision of the guidelines for the legal product names of seafood" and the "Proposal procedure.....

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August 2020

Labeling of food containing designated ingredients, etc. enforced on June 1.
"Food containing designated ingredients, etc." refers to foods that contain ingredients designated by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare as ingredients requiring special precautions. The law to partially amend the Food Sanitation Act was promulgated on June 13th.....

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