Sustainability Thought Leader Josh Onishi Leads First Sushi Company to Earn ISO 14001:2015 Certification

August 2, 2019 Hana Group North America

With sushi bar locations in over 300 supermarkets, Hana Group demonstrates its commitment to the planet and customers through their continued development of the environmental systems that earned them recognition as the first North American sushi company to achieve ISO 14001:2015 certification.

Albertsons Companies Fulfills Pledge to End Use of Eel (Unagi) in Sushi 3½ Years Ahead of Planned Deadline

June 10, 2019 Albertsons Companies

Albertsons Companies, an industry leader in seafood sustainability, announced today that it completed the phase-out of freshwater eel (unagi) from sushi products 3½ years ahead of its self-imposed deadline of year-end 2022.

UCLA Researchers and Partners Work With Sushi Restaurants to Reduce Seafood Fraud

January 28, 2019 Stuart Wolpert, UCLA

A new monitoring project involving UCLA researchers and partners aims to take “fake sushi” off Los Angeles diners’ plates. The Los Angeles Seafood Monitoring Project team — which includes university researchers, students, sushi restaurants and government regulators — is working to reduce sushi fraud and the mislabeling of fish.

Japan’s Top Fishmonger Kicks Off Roadshow Offering Fresh Fish Straight From Japan to Select U.S. Cities

January 22, 2019 Uoriki

Sushi and sashimi in the US are about to get a whole lot better, thanks to Japan’s largest fish distributor, Uoriki. The company is bringing authentic fish from Japan to communities everywhere, beginning this January to select cities in the US.

Make A Splash At Your Feast Of The Seven Fishes With An All-New Genji Platter

December 19, 2018 Genji

Just in time for holiday parties, the pre-eminent provider of sustainable sushi at retail has rolled out seven new sushi platters. Packed with favorites like the Shrimp California Roll and the Salmon Avocado Roll, a Genji platter makes the perfect addition to a Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes or any holiday celebration.