Why is Wagyu beef so expensive?

What makes Kobe beef Japan’s top Wagyu – and why is it so expensive?

In Japan, beautifully mottled Kobe beef retails for an eye-watering US$321 to US$395 a kilogram for the rib-eye cut

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Why is Wagyu beef so expensive?
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The popularity of yakiniku, meaning ‘grilled meat’ in Japanese, began during a tense period in history. Photo: Handout

How Japanese yakiniku restaurants became the Wagyu beef eateries for the meat lovers

  • Yakiniku drew heavily on influences from Korean dishes but has evolved into a Japanese favourite because of its tender Wagyu options and simple cooking methods
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The popularity of yakiniku, meaning ‘grilled meat’ in Japanese, began during a tense period in history. Photo: Handout
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