Buyer Pays $145,000 for Tuna at Toyosu Fish Market’s First Auction of 2022
Big money is always spent at Tokyo’s Toyosu fish market during the New Year auction, and this year was no different. According to reports, a buyer bought a bluefin tuna for $145,000.
Restaurant operator Onodera Group and wholesaler Yamayuki were said to have jointly gone in on the tuna, which cost them 16.88 million yen. AFP Tokyo reports that the 2022 New Year sale is “far below” the 2019 record of 333.6 million yen.
The tuna in question was caught...
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