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New Tokyo fish market to open in October 2018: council

Dec 20, 2017

New Tokyo fish market to open in October 2018: council

A council set up by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and businesses said Wednesday a new site to replace the famed Tsukiji fish market will open in the Toyosu waterfront area on Oct. 11, 2018. "We believe the schedule will give us enough time to prepare ...

Opening date for Toyosu market likely to be set this week

Dec 16, 2017

Opening date for Toyosu market likely to be set this week

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government will likely announce the opening date for the Toyosu wholesale food market this week as it prepares to replace the famed Tsukiji market despite lingering pollution concerns. Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said Friday that the date could be set this week. ...

Nov 26, 2017

Tuna panel decision draws mixed reactions in Japan

An international panel's decision to lift the ceiling on bluefin catches in the eastern Atlantic Ocean has drawn mixed reactions in Japan, with wholesalers welcoming the prospect of activated trading and tuna farmers concerned over fiercer competition. At an annual meeting in Morocco through Tuesday, ...

Jun 22, 2017

Feasibility of Koike's Tsukiji market decision

Yuriko Koike's plan to relocate the capital's Tsukiji wholesale market to the new site in the Toyosu waterfront area — while also redeveloping the Tsukiji site in five years without selling it off as scheduled— seems to raise more questions than answer