Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association

ICMJ Japan Tour - Apply Now!

The Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ) are seeking applications from persons within the red meat industry for a proposed tour of Japan in March 2019. 

 Sponsored by NH Foods, the major aim of this tour is to expose young meat industry professionals and students to the Japanese market and offer insights that could be adopted within industry to further develop and improve trade between Australia and Japan in the future.  Across 10 days, the 2019 ICMJ Japanese tour will:

  • Provide an opportunity to learn about the diversity of the Japanese red meat market
  • Generate a greater in-depth understanding of Japanese culture, red meat processing and diversity of cuisine
  • Visit universities, Wagyu studs, F1 Wagyu Friesian feedlots, dairy farms, value adding and beef processing facilities across Japan (focused around Sapporo)
  • Tour Tokyo and visit the MLA office, wholesalers, retailers, food service and processors
  • Culminate in the Japanese ICMJ competition on the 10th of March 2019

ICMJ will cover the main trip expenses including flights, internal travel, shared accommodation and minimal meals.

Click here for more information and to apply.