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Kai Market by Uwajimaya Set to Open in Early 2017

Kai Market by Uwajimaya Set to Open in Early 2017

August 30, 2016

We are excited to announce that we will be opening our first ever Kai Market by Uwajimaya in early 2017 in South Lake Union! To find out more, read the press release below. ------ 400 Fairview Adds First-Ever Kai Market by Uwajimaya to its Market Hall in South Lake Union Kai...

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Happy 86th Birthday, Uwajimaya!

Happy 86th Birthday, Uwajimaya!

October 1, 2014

Fall is here and with it comes cooler weather, shorter days, falling leaves and Uwajimaya's anniversary!  This year, we are celebrating 86 years - happy birthday, Uwajimaya!  Starting on October 1, 2014, we have some fun contests planned for you, our customers and supporters who make celebrating 86 years...

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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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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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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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