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A Rare Sea Urchin That is Hard to Find, Even at Toyosu Where The World's Top Uni Gather

Hello, everyone! This is Kimi from Hokkaido Uni Shop.  Today, I would like to introduce you to the valuable and delicious sea urchin that even connoisseurs at Uni (sea urchin) market, who are watching sea urchin every day, would be excited to see arrive and would try their best to get the best Uni available.  'Valuable sea urchin' is frankly... (IMHO) ... sea urchin that is rare to produce.First, take a look at this image. What are the characteristics of the sea urchin in this photo?To me, The green label Sea urchin is a whitish color The grain is large Lined up neatly and look luxurious These are what I was impressed with... Next, look at this picture. What are the...

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Uni Grading System

Uni Grading System  Like any premium product, Uni pricing is based on its grading. This is especially true for Uni headed to the Uni Auction Market, where auctioneers trade hundreds of Uni every morning. Uni auctioneers determine Uni grading by color and texture, and those closer to having a golden color or more discernible bumps on the surface merit more value.

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