Location: Nemura, HokkaidoGrade: S Brand Name: Kawamura Uni (or Marukawa マルカワ) Origin: Hokkaido Uni: Bafun, Murasaki Size: 250g~Season: Sep - March Kawamura Suisan 川村水産 is highly regarded Uni manufacture located in Nemuro city, in Hokkaido. Petite in size, Kawamura Bafun Uni yields delicates tongues with crisp, concentrated flavor. Lucky diners liken it to experiencing the very essence of the Hokkaido Sea. Highly prized throughout Japan, the vast majority of Hokkaido's sea urchins are sent daily to the fish market. Before the step, we reserve a portion of the finest trays to be kept for our customers. Shipments are sent to the U.S weekly, ensuring the freshest available selection. Shop the Kawamura Suisan (Marukawa) Gokujo Bafun Uni while supplies last!
Hamanaka 浜中 is the seafood company that produces farm-raised Uni. Thanks to their dedication, their Bafun Uni quality has been solid all year long. They are one of the very few farmers that raise Un on the farm. Especially the end of September when all Uni supply is short due to the Uni's spawning season, their Uni is one of the most sought-after items by high-end Japanese restaurants.
September is always tough months for the Uni manufactures. This is the month of the transition as Bafun Uni start spawning and Murasaki Uni is still very soft. However, this Sato brand always deliver the best Uni around this season, especially when it comes to produce the best Murasaki Uni, there is no other like Sato brand.
Hadate uses the highest grade, premium Murasaki Uni from Hakodate, Hokkaido. They are very limited, rarely seen on the market and utilize freshly caught Murasaki Uni that is a very light shade of yellow. It is also called Shiro Uni in the markets and is famous for being much bigger in size and creamier.