Women boosting their presence at Tokyo's new Toyosu fish market

National Jul 9, 2019

Women boosting their presence at Tokyo's new Toyosu fish market

Mao Nakajima, 31, works for intermediary wholesale company Hicho in Tokyo's new major wholesale fish market, where she examines southern bluefin tuna and other fish and places bids. Intermediary wholesalers fillet tuna weighing more than 70 kilograms and sell pieces to buyers from restaurants who ...

Toyosu wholesalers want to sell fish to general public

National Dec 16, 2018

Toyosu wholesalers want to sell fish to general public

With the busy year-end trading period underway at the new Toyosu wholesale food market in Tokyo, intermediary wholesalers are calling for the general public to be allowed entry to directly buy fish. Unlike in the former Tsukiji market, only fish retailers and other professionals have ...

National Nov 10, 2018

Fish from Toyosu market selling well a month after debut

Fish from the Toyosu wholesale food market are selling well nearly a month after its opening on Oct. 11. Seeking to draw shoppers, one fish retailer in Tokyo decorated their store with banners celebrating the opening of the market and spotlighting the arrival of seafood ...