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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

Japan's Tsukiji fish market to stop tourist tuna viewings

Aug 21, 2018 - 3:21 PM

After more than 80 years in operation Tsukiji, the world's largest fish market and a popular tourist attraction in an area packed with restaurants and shops, will move east to Toyosu

TUNA MARKET. President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, displays a 190-kilogram bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. File photo Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

World's biggest fish market will be moved, says Tokyo governor

Jun 20, 2017 - 7:39 PM

Plans to uproot the more than 80 year old market have been in the works for years with advocates citing the need for upgraded technology as they pointed to Tsukiji s antiquated refrigeration systems

TUNA HAUL. This file picture taken on January 5, 2017 shows fishmongers checking bluefin tuna prior to the new year's first auction at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Toxic chemicals detected at Tokyo's new fish market site

Jan 14, 2017 - 5:29 PM

The controversial project has been delayed over fears about toxic contamination which also impacted the 2020 Olympics to be hosted by the Japanese capital

TO BE REPLACED. Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market will be replaced by a new facility. Photo from Wikipedia