Kanetetsu Delicatessen Foods "Almost Salmon Roe

Kanetetsu Delicatessen Foods will start selling "Almost Salmon Roe", which looks just like real salmon roe pickled in soy sauce, nationwide for a limited time starting February 25. The price is open.

Almost salmon roe

Salmon roe is a popular ingredient in sushi and other dishes, but demand for it has been declining due to soaring prices. However, the demand for salmon roe has been declining due to soaring prices, so we developed "Almost Salmon Roe" to protect marine resources and provide an alternative to salmon roe. Kanetetsu's unique formula reproduces the texture, color, and taste of real salmon roe pickled in soy sauce.

Chirashi Sushi using "Almost Salmon Roe" from Kanetsu Delicatessen Foods

Since salmon roe is an ingredient often used for seasonal events and special celebrations, Kanetetsu has made it fish-egg allergen-free in order to commercialize it as part of the "Almost Series. Cholesterol is also lower than that of real salmon roe. Cholesterol: 480mg per 100g (3.53oz) for salmon roe (Japan Food Standard Tables of Composition 2020, 8th revision, "Salmon roe"), while 13mg per 100g (3.53oz) for almost salmon roe.

Kanetetsu's official online store will start taking pre-orders on January 20. Pre-orders will be closed as soon as the planned quantity is reached. Delivery is scheduled for March 1 to March 3.