Farm Group Cuts Fukushima Rice Prices


  • Farm Group Cuts Fukushima Rice Prices

    Fukushima, Jan. 30 (Jiji Press)--Japan's National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations on Monday cut the wholesale prices of rice harvested in Fukushima Prefecture last year.

    Through the move, the federation, better known as Zen-Noh, aim to shore up sales of the prefecture's rice that have slumped due to a radiation scare stemming from the nuclear crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s <9501>Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

    Source: jen.jiji.com