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   Fully Farmed Bluefin Tuna Ready For Wider Sales Beyond Japan
by Hiroki Minai, Nikkei Asian Review
Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 3:41PM EDT

TOKYO -- Fully farmed bluefin tuna offers the best of both worlds to sushi fans: delicious food without depleting tuna stocks and threatening the survival of the species.

Several companies in Japan are perfecting the techniques for farming tuna bred from eggs, and they have reached the point now where they can begin to expand exports and service other markets besides Japan.

For example, Maruha Nichiro will soon begin exports to the European Union, and seafood distributor Kyokuyo is adding Europe to a menu that now includes exports to the U.S.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Nikkei Asian Review

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