Daisen Uni comes from Hokadate 函館 across the Tsugaru Strait.
In Tsugaru Strait, the winding coastline in this region where Hokkaido and the Mainland of Japan (Honshu) nearly touch is shallower and a rich environment for kelp growth, which is the primary feedstock for Uni.
Why is Daisen brand so special?
The Daisen brand is often regarded as the No. 1 Murasaki Uni label on the market. This often comes at a premium due to high-quality controls and standards when it comes to selecting the raw materials. Please be aware that it will be up for auction, and there is a chance that someone else will outbid your order. Additionally, Hadate Uni are rare and in limited supply, so we cannot always guarantee delivery.
A half box Uni is more than enough to feed 2 diners, or 1 really big Uni lover!
This item is available at the Uni auction. We will do our best to win as the top number as possible. At the same time, it will be all depend on an opening bid on the morning of the market. With the currently listed budget, $499 would win around #15-20 at the best.
*the average price of the single-digit tag is now around $2,000 - $1,000.
Single-digit Daisen is usually with parallel presentation (Narabi or 並び) and all other numbers are most likely to be crossed one (Bara or ばら）
Brand Name: Daisen
Origin: Hakodate, Hokkaido
Uni: Murasaki Uni
Season: All year
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 7 - 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.
* This item is subject to market prices and may increase without notice.
*Regarding UPS shipments, we cannot be responsible for any damages caused by UPS. We will package it properly, but any handling issue by UPS must be claimed with UPS