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Uwajimaya Collects Over $35,000 For American Red Cross

Uwajimaya Collects Over $35,000 For American Red Cross

December 16, 2013

We are overwhelmed by the generosity of our customers. In the past month, our customers have donated a whopping $35,147.44 to American Red Cross in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. This morning, our CEO, Tomoko Moriguchi-Matsuno presented a check along with some of our employees ...

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Fresh Live Uni (Sea Urchin)

Fresh Live Uni (Sea Urchin)

November 22, 2013

Uni  is the Japanese name for the edible part of the sea urchin and is a Japanese delicacy.  With a light, creamy, nutty and slightly sweet, slightly briny flavor, uni  is a favorite among many at the sushi bar where it is usually enjoyed as nigirizushi or...

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Uwajimaya Wins 2013 Family Business Award

Uwajimaya Wins 2013 Family Business Award

November 21, 2013

Uwajimaya has been a proud Pacific-Northwest family business since day one. When Fujimatsu Moriguchi humbly started the company in Tacoma, WA in 1928 by making and selling Japanese fishcakes from the back of his truck to Japanese laborers in the region's logging, fishing and railroad camps, he couldn't have...

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Uwajimaya Collecting Funds for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Uwajimaya Collecting Funds for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

November 12, 2013

Uwajimaya extends our heartfelt sympathies to the many families that have been impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. The devastation of the typhoon has touched all of us at Uwajimaya as many of our customers and employees have friends and relatives in the Philippines who have been affected by this.  For...

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85th Anniversary Winners

85th Anniversary Winners

November 4, 2013

Wow!  October was quite a month for Uwajimaya.  We launched this new website on October 1st and we also celebrated our 85th Anniversary all month long.  There were lots of events including Japanese taiko drumming performances at all stores, a tuna cutting demonstration at our Bellevue store,...

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We’re Turning 85 This Month (October 2013)

We’re Turning 85 This Month (October 2013)

October 4, 2013

Can you believe it?  Uwajimaya is turning 85 years old this month (October 2013)!  Fujimatsu Moriguchi and his wife Sadako started Uwajimaya in Tacoma, Washington from the back of a pickup truck in 1928 and it's quite amazing how far we've come in the past eight and half decades....

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