2015 Top 10 Employees Most Popular Items

MTC-Top-10Mutual Trading employees reveal their top 10 favorite items for 2015. The two most note-worthy trends are the rice and quick-prep items like Kurobuta Sausage, Pork Belly Chashu, Katsuo Tataki and Saba Mirin Yaki.

1. Matsuri Rice

Matsuri-Rice

California grown MATSURI GOLDEN KOSHIHIKARI RICE is closest to Japan’s prized Koshihikari rice harvested from the famous southern Uonuma region of Niigata, Japan. Enjoy the creamy, delicately sweet flavor and silky-moist texture. Kosher certified.

2. Yamasa Soy Sauce

YAMASA SOY SAUCE | Item Number: 20302 | Package: 6/64 floz

YAMASA SOY SAUCE | Item Number: 20302 | Package: 6/64 floz

3. Frozen Kurobuta Sausage

FROZEN KUROBUTA SAUSAGE | Item Number:76852 | Package: 8/2.75lbs (40pcs) | (Image Photo)

FROZEN KUROBUTA SAUSAGE | Item Number:76852 | Package: 8/2.75lbs (40pcs) | (Image Photo)

4. Super Frozen Herb Buri

Herb-Buri-Main

SUPER FROZEN HERB BURI | Item Number: 73083 | Package: About 3.3lbs | Origin: Tokushima, Japan

A specialized fishery in Tokushima, Japan uses 4 different herbs and spices as part of the feed to raise “Herb Buri”. These herbs are high in antioxidant and antibacterial properties, which gives this fish clean, non-fishy scented flesh with delicious colors.

5. Frozen Miyako Beef Bowl

FROZEN MIYAKO BEEF BOWL (SUKIYAKI) | Item Number: 76853 | Package: 10/30oz

FROZEN MIYAKO BEEF BOWL (SUKIYAKI) | Item Number: 76853 | Package: 10/30oz

Gyudon or beef bowl is one of the most well-loved Japanese comfort food. This gyudon cooked sukiyaki-style - flavored more on the sweeter side. The beef scum is carefully skimmed off  so the broth is clear and golden before being packaged.

6. Frozen Tilapia

FROZEN TILAPIA (IZUMIDAI) | Item Number: 73955 | Package: 22lbs

FROZEN TILAPIA (IZUMIDAI) | Item Number: 73955 | Package: 22lbs

7. Frozen Cooked Pork Belly Chashu

Charsiu

FROZEN COOKED PORK BELLY CHASHU | Item Number: 70442 | Package: 22lbs (about 14-18pcs)

Fully cooked pork belly chashu. Simply defrost to use - as toppings to ramen, fried rice and more!

8. Super Frozen Katsuo Tataki with Skin

Katsuo-Tataki

SUPER FROZEN KATSUO TATAKI W/ SKIN | Item Number: 74028 | Package: About 1.2lbs | Origin: Shizuoka, Japan

Katsuo no tataki is an altered form of sashimi, traditionally served with chopped green onions, grated ginger and topped with ponzu.

9. Frozen Saba Mirin Yaki (Broiled Mackerel with Mirin & Soy Sauce)

FROZEN SABA MIRIN YAKI | Item Number: 70322 | Package: 2/5/10pcs

FROZEN SABA MIRIN YAKI | Item Number: 70322 | Package: 2/5/10pcs

This product is completely deboned, cooked and ready to serve. Simply  reheat in a microwave or grill over charcoal to add some extra caramelized flavor.

10. New Rose Rice

NEW ROSE RICE | Item Number: 20105 | Package: 50lbs

NEW ROSE RICE | Item Number: 20105 | Package: 50lbs