January 12, 2012

Record price paid for tuna at 56 million yen, Japanese customers who want to try expected to pay 5,649 yen a piece





Picture: Japanese customers enjoy fresh fish



"Sushi chain operator Kiyomura K.K. paid a record ¥56 million for a frozen whole tuna Thursday...The fish will be cut into about 10,000 pieces of sushi..bringing the average cost of each piece to ¥5,649."





Source:Local wins top tuna bid: ¥56 million
Bloomberg, Kyodo
Friday, Jan. 6, 2012
Japan Times
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120106n1.html

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