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Mutual Trading Reps Visit Takara

More than sixty Mutual Trading sales reps visited Takara Sake USA Inc. The trip was planned for the reps to further extend expertise on Sake brewing through a guided tour of the newly expanded plant. The group held forums on product development and on lively exchange of marketing ideas. Thirty-three years ago was the start…
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2015 Expo Report: Food

Mutual Trading’s shows in New York on October 3rd, and in Los Angeles on October 10th, broke records, attracting 130 Japanese food business exhibitors and 4,000+ professional industry guests. These two events, in addition to the Mutual Group Cherry Company’s in Honolulu in early summer, are dedicated to industry professionals, and are the largest and…
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Yakitori & Yakimono on the Menu?

Recent wave of Japanese casual dining style sweeping America has given boost to a familiar genre of Japanese foods: YAKITORI and YAKIMONO, consisting of chicken, meats, seafoods and vegetables, skewered and grilled over hot charcoal. Just like Sushi and other popular Japanese cuisine, there’s an element of artistry over these grilled foods which call for…
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Baby Hotate (Scallops) & Ozeno Yukidoke Junmai

Baby hotate scallops are some of the most coveted delicacies in Japan. Freshly-caught baby hotate scallops from Mutsu Bay in Aomori are processed immediately to seal in the rich taste, sweet flavor and firm texture. Fully-cooked and ready to use. [caption id="attachment_4312" align="alignleft" width="270"] FROZEN BABY HOTATE HIMOTSUKI | Item Number: 71097 | Package: 5/2.2lbs…
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The Texas Sommelier Conference (TEXSOM)

[caption id="attachment_4261" align="alignleft" width="770"] from left: Eikoh Junmai Ginjo 50 / Koshino Kanchubai Junmai Ginjo / Kamotsuru Kanchubai Junmai Ginjo / Yamatoshizuku Junmai Daiginjo[/caption]   Sake Spotlight at America’s Largest Wine Sommelier Convention Annual import of Japan-brewed Sake to the US continue to increase year by year, and as the numbers of new producers entering…
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Iwashi (Sardines) & Otokoyama Tokubetsu Junmai

  Iwashi Sardines are rich in numerous nutrients that have been found to support optimal health. They are one of the most concentrated sources of the omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, and vitamin D which promotes heart and bone health. Caught off the north eastern coast of Japan, these sardines are filleted, cured with…
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Kensaki Ika (Squid) & Amabuki Sake Series

  Yobuko, Saga prefecture is famous for its fresh and delicious Kensaki Ika squid. Traditionally, Kensaki Ika is served as sashimi first, followed by the head and tentacles served as tempura. Yobuko Kensaki Ika has beautiful translucent flesh with melt-in-your-mouth texture and delicate sweetness. CAS (Cells Alive System) is a groundbreaking instant freezing technology developed…
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2015 Expo Medama Catalog

KAPPA-BASHI MARKETPLACE TSUKIJI MASAMOTO CHEF’S KNIVES SPECIAL: 25% OFF EXPO-EXCLUSIVE KNIVES: ONE-DAY SHOW SPECIAL SALE! (limited quantity) JAPANESE CERAMIC-WARE:  50% OFF FACTORY-DIRECT PRICES Click here to view 2015 Medama Catalog SHOWROOM-WIDE SPECIALS: UP TO 25% OFF BUYER'S GUIDE Quantities are limited; please arrive early for best selection. Make your selection, fill out the order sheet…
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Lisa Copenhaver

"Mixing Great Shochu Cocktails" by Lisa Copenhaver Beverage Director, Claremont Club "Every cocktail you experience should look and taste like the passion it took to craft it" Lisa is a Southern California native who has been in the customer service industry for 30 years. She started her bartending career 23 years ago working in a dive…
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