Hong Kong, January 21st, 2014 ― Rakuten, Inc. announced today that its international shipping service, Rakuten Global Market (http://global.rakuten.com/en/), will start selling Japanese premium beef exclusively to Hong Kong users from January 21st for a limited period of time.
As a part of its one-year anniversary for the ‘Discover Gourmet Japan’ campaign, Rakuten Global Market will now be offering Kagoshima A5-grade black beef shipped directly from Japan. In order for Hong Kong users to seize this world-first opportunity for the Chinese New Year, Rakuten will also be offering free shipping. Don’t miss such a great occasion to enjoy and share Japanese beef steak or sukiyaki with your family during the holidays.
Kagoshima is one of the largest beef producing prefectures in Japan and its beef is famous for its tenderness and well-balanced marbling. A5-grade is the highest grade given to only the finest beef and assures the product undergoes the most rigorous quality and selection processes.
Since 2008, Rakuten Global Market has been shipping internationally to customers outside of Japan and offers a wide range of goods including fashion items, accessories, toys and games to customers in more than 210 countries around the world. In 2014, Rakuten will be expanding its food product line-up to enable the world to enjoy Japan’s delicacies.