For the initiated, the name "Tachibana Suisan" holds significant weight. Famous for their 橘の生雲丹 or "Tachibana no Nama Uni" (Fresh Sea Urchin), this green-labeled brand is a beloved staple not just within the bustling Toyosu Market but also in fine dining establishments across Japan. With a reputation that puts it in league with the "Four Major Uni Brands," such as はだての生うに or "Hadate no Nama Uni," 東沢の生うに or "Higashizawa no Nama Uni," and 大千の生うに or "Daisen no Nama Uni," Tachibana Suisan's offerings are nothing short of culinary treasures. The Art and Craftsmanship of Tachibana Suisan The essence of Tachibana Suisan lies in their skillful handling of Murasaki Uni (Purple Sea Urchin). As depicted in the first photo, their Murasaki Uni...
One of the most frequently asked question we receive is “what is the best Uni today?” Our answer this month is always the same: Keneshin 250g box. This is our top choice and highly sought after here in Hokkaido. It may not be a familiar brand to global Uni customers, as it is primarily consumed locally before being exported. However Hokkaido Uni Shop can now ship this high quality Uni directly to your home or restaurant. Its incompatible flavor, freshness, and delicate yet dense texture will not disappoint! Order now while supplies last, now available online!
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.