Hon Maguro 2015

The perfect slice of truth, hon maguro, /chu-toro/ Oma prefecture the taste is delicately balanced, not too fatty, not too sweet and just right.

As happens every year at the start of the year, bluefin tuna from Oma, Aomori Prefecture, sold at 2015’s first auction held a week ago on Monday January 5th. The fish sold for 4.51 million yen /$37,000/. The price was reasonable given two yeas ago it sold for 150 million yen, almost $1.8 million dollars.