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Red flesh fish

Lean meat of tuna (Akami)
Lean meat of tuna (Akami)

Lean meat of tuna (Akami)

The lean meat of tuna has less fat so it is the part that easily demonstrates the quality in its taste. Top quality lean meat has a smooth texture, an elegant acidity, and there is a subtle sweetness and rich aroma in the fat. Whether it is raw and unaltered or soaked in soy sauce, you will get a sense of the chef’s artistry.
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Main production area

Hokkaido Aomori Wakayama Miyazaki

Famous production area

Ooma Toi Minmaya Aburatsu Funkawan Sado Iki Nachikatsuura