Let's purchase some salted natural salmon.

Tsukiji Showa Foods(specialized for salmon)

Let's purchase some salted natural salmon. Salmon is one of Japan's most famous traditional foods. When salted with natural salt, salmon becomes more delicious, and can be preserved for a while. You can even take it away with you, as it differs from raw fish. We sell the highest quality salmon which is available only in Japan.

We sell the highest quality salmon which is available only in Japan.

Our shop is located in Tsukiji Market. Please visit us to find out what really nice salmon is like at first hand. It will be the one that surely makes you say “This is it!” Our shop has been specializing in selling salmon for half a century at the most famous “Tsukiji Market”. Our shop is located in Tsukiji Market. Please visit us to find out what really nice salmon is like at first hand. It will be the one that surely makes you say “This is it!” Our shop has been specializing in selling salmon for half a century at the most famous “Tsukiji Market”.

The variety of salmon is amazingly rich, and the processing method is also versatile. You can choose any kind of salmon at your taste.

“How to choose good salmon”[Q & A」

“How to choose good salmon” [Q & A」

  1) What kind of salmon basically do you have?

Mainly, there are three kinds of natural salmon. “Aki-sake,” or Autumn Salmon is the inherent species of Japan. “Toki-shirazu, Toki-sake,” or Summer-catch Salmon has plenty of fat. “Beni-zake,” or Red Salmon is bright in color and highly mature. You can purchase any salmon above, either as a whole or a single-cut slice or fillet. (No extra charge for fillet processing)

  2) What kind of salmon are rare items?

“Ultra-dry red salmon” is heavily salted, which tastes extremely salty. “Murakami Shiohiki” (from Niigata) is not just salted but also dried and “Nambu Hanamagari,” or Northen bent-nosed" (from Iwate). Each of them is a rare, yet traditional salmon in Japan.

  3) What kind of salmon products do you have?

A bottled “Salmon Flakes” is ready-to-eat and a popular one for good souvenirs (bulk purchase in a box-based, handy and reasonable). “Salmon Toba” is a so-called salmon jerky, completely dried, preserved food.

  4) What are other salmon products?

There are many different items by parts such as natural salmon head, bear (neck), and halas (abdomen) etc. "Ice head" that pickled salmon head cartilage can also be prepared in the previous order. Aqua-cultured silver salmon can be provided salt-free or with salt shaken.

  5) What are recommended items other than salmon?

Dried scallops (from Hokkaido), dried sea cucumbers (from Hokkaido/Akita) and various seasonal dried fish (horse mackerel/mackerel/round herring/flouder/herring/akta herring ). When you have any special order as to the production area, size, quantity, etc., we may need you to reserve in advance, so please consult us.

“How to buy salmon” [Q & A]

“How to buy salmon” [Q & A]

Even if you don’t understand Japanese, you don’t have to worry about shopping at our shop. We’re used to customers from overseas. In case you need to explain what you want in detail, you may ask for help at the information “Plat Tsukiji” with English-speaking staff available. Please feel free to visit us for shopping.

 1) What about access?

It’s a 5-minute walk from “Tsukiji” station on Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line or “Tsukiji Shijo” station on Toei Oedo Line. (On Google map) About our location, please check at the information "Plat Tsukiji".

 2) What is the business hours?

We’re open almost everyday except for the New Year break (1/1-4). Weekdays 6:00-15:00, holidays 8:00-15:00

 3) How about paying?

Japanese yen or with credit cards. The CUP card can also be used.

 4) Tax Free?

The Tax Free procedure is possible between 9:00-15:00 at the counter next to “Plat Tsukiji”.

 5) Can you package?

If you bring it overseas, we will do vacuum packaging. If needed, we can also provide box service and other services, so please ask us.

 6) Is shipping possible?

It’s possible to arrange a courier service to your hotel or airport. (chargeable) International delivery arrangements are also available. (chargeable)

“How to eat salmon” [Q & A]

 1) How do Japanese usually eat salmon?

  • Grilled salmon (saute)
  • Salmon lunchbox (grilled salmon on rice)
  • Teriyaki (soaked in soy sauce and mirin)
  • Saikyo Miso Grill (pickled in sweet miso)
  • Sampei (salmon and vegetables together cooked in a pan)
  • Cooked rice (rice, kelp and salmon cooked together)
  • Pressed sushi (salmon marinade as topping on cubed rice)
  • Chirashi Sushi (sushi rice mixed with salmon pieces)
  • Onigiri (grilled and flaked salmon as ingredient for an onigiri, wrapped with laver)
  • Chazuke flaked salmon on top of cooked rice, either Japanese tea or soup broth poured)
  • Ruibe (sliced frozen salmon to eat raw)

 2) How to eat salmon in other ways than typical Japanese-style?

  • Pasta or stew with white cream sauce, French paste "Riet", etc. all with salmon
  • Marinated fries, saute with butter (using slightly salted salmon)
  • Fried rice, dumplings, spring rolls in Chinese-style (using flaked salmon in particular)

 3) How to enjoy eating salmon with alcohol?

  • Whiskey and hot smoked salmon (smoked)
  • Sake and super spicy salmon (grilled)
  • Beer and salmon sandwich (fried salmon and sliced tomato with bread)
  • Wine and ahijo (cooked salmon in garlic oil in Spanish-style)

Showa Foods Ltd.

104-0045
4-13-14 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Tel:03-3542-1416