Sustainable sushi acquires sushi documentary website

Sustainable Sushi Acquires Sushi Documentary Website

Miami, FL: Sustainable Sushi, a sustainable seafood blog, has acquired sushitheglobalcatch.com, a website devoted to 2011 sushi documentary film, Sushi: The Global Catch, directed by Mark Hall and distributed by Kino Lorber in the US. In this meticulously researched documentary, filmmaker Mark Hall traces the origins of sushi in Japan to its status today as…

Sustainable sushi acquires leading fishmonger site

Sustainable Sushi Acquires Leading Fishmonger Site

Miami, FL: Sustainable Sushi, a sustainable seafood blog, has acquired villagefishmongernyc.com, a content website devoted to fresh fish, seafood selection, and expert fishmonger advice. Sustainablesushi.net provides sushi recipes, seafood guides, and information on the seafood industry to help people make sustainable choices when purchasing seafood products and sushi. The editor of Sustainable Sushi, Andre Alexander,…

Microfibers in the ocean: how fast fashion is killing fish

Microfibers in the Ocean: How Fast Fashion is Killing Fish

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world and is a major source of microplastics and microfibers in the ocean. This type of clothing is made from synthetic materials that are not biodegradable, and the process of manufacturing these garments uses large amounts of water and energy. We cannot talk…

2022 best sushi grade fish: what is it and where to buy it?

2022 Best Sushi Grade Fish: What Is It and Where to Buy It?

Sushi can be made with a variety of different types of ingredients. But of course, one of the most important ingredients in a good piece of sushi is high-quality fish. Unfortunately, not many people know where to find good quality sushi fish. In this article, we will provide some tips on where to buy sushi…

What is kohada sushi? 4 types of gizzard shad sushi fish

What is Kohada Sushi? 4 Types of Gizzard Shad Sushi Fish

Source: Wild Mercury Risk: Unknown The gizzard shad (or dotted gizzard shad) is a small fish related to the herring. Konosirus punctatus schools in great numbers along the shores of Central Japan, in the waters off eastern China, and around the Korean Peninsula. Kohada sushi is a mainstay of edomae (Tokyo-style) sushi, this fish is extremely popular in the Kanto…

Kaki – oysters

Kaki – Oysters

Source: Farmed, some wild Mercury Risk: Low Oysters (or kaki in Japanese) are becoming more and more common on menus in U.S. sushi restaurants, becoming as popular as some more traditional sushi fish. These bivalves are presented in a variety of forms and styles: roasted in the shell, raw on the half shell, or glistening with…

Iwashi – sardine

Iwashi – Sardine

Source: Wild Mercury Risk: Low Although the Japanese have traditionally used sardines in sushi, we are only just beginning to do so in the United States. As a result, it’s still relatively uncommon to see iwashi on the menu at your local sushi bar. Only in the last few years have Americans begun to recognize the sardine as…

Iwana – arctic char

Iwana – Arctic Char

Source: Farmed, some wild Mercury Risk: LowArctic char, a close relative of trout and salmon, has only found its way onto U.S. sushi menus in the past few years. Char is known as iwana in Japanese. Its delicate red flesh and firm texture are quickly earning it a place in the American palate. Arctic char is a cold-water fish…