This is Ogawa (小川) brand AAA grade Uni in 300g large (Obako or 大箱). Ogawa brand offers premium Uni of Hokkaido and their Uni is specially chosen by the owner of the Uni producer every morning after their catch is shucked and prepared for packing.
Why is Rishiri Uni So Special?
Rishiri Island, a small island off Japan's northernmost point, is well-known "Uni Heaven" with its Rishiri Uni often referred to as "Jewel of the Ocean". During peak season, almost 90% of Gokujo Uni (grade AAA) originate from this area and is one of the most sought-after items by Michelin Star restaurants worldwide.
*Rishiri Uni season is typically from June - September
It's recommended if you are looking for AAA Rishiri quality but at a more affordable price.
How we choose your Uni
Every morning, our staff carefully evaluates the available trays of Uni to select the Uni that matches the exact specifications and quality of your order. Each Uni tray is carefully chosen by our Uni processor in Hokkaido and delivered directly to your doorstep in the U.S.
Best consumed in Sushi, Sashimi, Chirashi, Gunkan Maki (wrapped in nori)
How to store Uni: Keep it chilled in the refrigerator, NOT the freezer. They are delivered fresh & chilled.
Available for pre-order only. The estimated process time is usually about 10 days after you place your order. Once your order arrives from Japan, it usually takes 24 hours to process it for delivery. We ship the item via UPS Overnight, and deliveries are made from the first drop to early afternoon.
*Stock for this item is always limited so reserve yours now before it gets claimed!
Shipping: All orders are shipped via UPS Next Day Air.