AEON to Sell Fully Traceable Eels in 40% of Eel Sales
AEON held a briefing session on sustainable eel procurement on July 2. Executive Officer Kaoru Miyake explained that a mass retailer AEON had established a comprehensive management system of eel products from glass eel collection to processing. He reported traceability progress on 40% of the company's eels (25% from China, 10% from Indonesia, and 5% from Shizuoka).
According to Minato Shimbun, AEON is aiming for a 100% eel tracing by 2023. Although 60% of the remaining domestically produced products other than Shizuoka were unfinished, and tracing of...
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