Sales of acidic dairy products fell in Japan, according to data released by a Japanese dairy product company.
Dairy products from Japan’s biggest dairy producers, such as Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., Yuzo Corp. and Yamazaki Co., fell by about 10% last year, as consumers shunned dairy products made with milk, eggs, and butter, according the Food and Drug Administration.
The market is expected to grow as consumers move away from dairy products that contain milk and butter.
Japanese companies have struggled to replace sales of milk-based products with acid-free alternatives like cream cheese, but the dairy market is not the only part of the dairy business facing pressure from a growing population and an aging population.
The aging population is expected over the next decade to consume an increasing share of the world’s dairy supply.
The U.S. Census Bureau projects that the country will consume an estimated 1.8 billion gallons of dairy products in 2030, and Japan is projected to consume roughly 1.1 billion gallons.
“As more people retire, it will make it harder for them to continue to consume milk-containing products,” said Yukio Saito, director of research at Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
“The market for dairy products will have to diversify and diversify in different ways.”
Saito added that the industry needs to adapt to changing consumer tastes, as well as better adjust its products to meet the changing needs of the aging population and the increasing number of dairy farms.
Japan has become a top producer of dairy milk in the world, and its milk has become one of the most popular dairy products for Japanese consumers.
A 2014 report from the Japan Association of Dairy Producers ranked Japan’s dairy industry as the second-largest behind the United States, after the United Kingdom.
The report also found that Japan’s milk is among the safest products on the market, with only 3 deaths attributed to the milk produced in the country since 2004.
The industry has faced a number of challenges since the Fukushima disaster, including the lack of regulation and strict enforcement of regulations, which has created a patchwork of regulations in many parts of the country.
According to the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization, there are about 6 million dairy farms worldwide.
In 2016, Japan’s government approved the first-ever milk labeling for milk products.
Saito expects that in the next few years, the Japanese government will launch a voluntary labeling program for milk, and it is expected that consumers will be able to choose between products labeled as organic, non-organic, and milk products from different producers.
In addition, consumers can use a virtual assistant to buy products from the online marketplace, where milk and milk alternatives are also available.
“For now, we’re seeing a lot of consumers being more aware of milk alternatives, but there are also many who still think dairy products are the same old milk products they’ve been using for decades,” Saito said.