"this Year's first-caught tuna are a sought after prey in Japan's capital Tokyo."
"So sought-after that buyers were hauled up 28 million to get it on their plate."
"– It is the best tuna, " says the happy buyer Kiyoshi Kimura to the TT."
"In Japan, it is a bit of a tradition to pay exorbitant fees for the year förstfångade tuna. The legendary Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, has missed again, but the demand at least as much on the new market."
"A tuna at 278 pounds budades namely the home for a hefty penny on the market – closer decided to 333,6 million yen, which is equivalent to sek 28 million, reports the TT."
"It also means a record called duga. The price that was paid for this year's tuna is a doubling of the previous record of 155 million yen in 2013."
"It's the best tuna”"
"the Buyer who took home the rare expensive fish is the restaurant owner and self-proclaimed tonfiskkungen Kiyoshi Kimura."
"– It is the best tuna. I managed to buy a delicious, superfärsk tuna, " says Kimura."
"He recognises, however, that the price was a little higher than he intended. The tuna that he budade home is a highly endangered species called bluefin tuna. "
"the fish market, Tsukiji fish market, which opened in 1935, it moved to new premises in 2018, since the old site is condemned by both the fire and public health reasons."