Tokyo Central Wholesale Market handled 787,782 tons (2,888 tons a day) of marine products, 748 billion yen (2.8 billion yen a day) total in 1993.
Some 450 kinds of fish are received; this figure is unparalleled in the world. Marine products sections are set up in three markets: Tsukiji, Ohta and Adachi. Above all Tsukiji Market, handling 87% of the total amount, is one of the biggest markets in the world.
StarKist Co. pleads guilty for canned tuna price fixing United States
StarKist Co., a subsidiary of South Korea’s Dongwon Group, has agreed to plead guilty for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of packaged seafood sold in the United States, according to the Department of Justice.
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