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Japanese food chain lands $1.76M tuna at auction

January 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

TOKYO Kiyomura K.K., a Tokyo-based sushi chain, paid a record 155.4 million yen ($1.76 million) to outbid an affiliate of a Hong Kong-based rival for a 489-pound tuna at the Tsukiji market’s first 2013 auction.
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Single fish market bluefin tuna fetches record $736,000 in Tokyo

January 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

This tuna is worth savoring: It cost nearly three-quarters of a million dollars. If sold at cost, each piece of sushi could cost nearly $100 U.S. Continue Reading

Environmentalists, tuna fishers battle at sea

June 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Tuna fishermen battled environmentalists on the Mediterranean, hurling heavy links of chain at them as the environmentalists attempted to disrupt illegal tuna fishing under the no-fly zone north of Libya on Saturday. Continue Reading