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JAS (Japanese Agricultural Standards) are the Japanese national standards in the field of agricultural, forestry, fisheries and food industry. JAS is established by the Minister of agriculture, Forestry and fisheries.

The targets of JAS are;(1) Products, (2) Business Entities, (3) Performance evaluation and (4) Terms relating to Agriculture, forestry, fishery and foods . As long as products and services conform to the standards, the JAS logo can be attached on them.


JAS Logos

丸JASマーク

General JAS

Applied to the foods and the forestry products which conform to the JAS for quality, for example, quality grade, composition and specification.

特色JASマーク

Specific JAS 

Applied to the foods which conform to the JAS for specific method and for foods with distinctive characteristics, for example, speciality matured foods.  


有機JASマーク

Organic JAS

Applied to the agricultural products and processed foods which conform to the Organic JAS. Without Organic JAS logo, any products can’t be labelled as “organic”. 

JAS Symbol


試験方法JASマーク画像 
Testing-Method JAS 

Apply to the test report which shows the result analyzed by the JAS Testing-method.

 




Contact

Food Standards Office, Food Manufacture Affairs Division,
Food Industry Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Tel:+81-3-6744-2098
Email:jas_soudan@maff.go.jp