Butter Shortage in Japan?

Apparently there is a butter shortage in Japan.

http://justhungry.com/butter-shortage-japan

The author quotes the ministry of agriculture as saying that the problem is due to warm weather causing the cows to produce less milk.  The long term problem is that the Japanese population is aging and agriculture in Japan has been protected by government policy from the economies of scale that most of the other developing countries have experienced.

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