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Record $3.1 million paid in New Year's tuna auction at Japan's new market

Jan 05, 2019 - 5:10 PM

Self-styled 'Tuna King' Kiyoshi Kimura pays the top price, which doubled the previous record of 155 million yen also paid by him in 2013.

NEW YEAR AUCTION. A wholesaler checks frozen tuna lined up in rows ahead of the new year's first auction at the Toyosu Market in Tokyo on January 5, 2019. A Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record $3.1 million for a giant tuna on January 5 as Tokyo's new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year, held its first pre-dawn New Year's auction. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

First tuna auction at Japan's 'new Tsukiji' market

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:17 AM

The new market, located around two kilometers to the east at Toyosu, boasts state-of-the-art refrigeration facilities and is nearly twice as big again as Tsukiji, already the world's largest

FIRST AUCTION. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike (3rd L) looks at tuna while attending the first tuna auction at the new Toyosu fish market, the first day of the market's opening in Tokyo on October 11, 2018. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP