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Aji no Mentaiko
Aji no Mentaiko
Weight
:100g
Price :1,080 yen
Flavor :Spicy
 Medium spicy
Aji no Mentaiko
Aji no Mentaiko
Weight
:200g
Price :2,160 yen
Flavor :Spicy
 Medium spicy
Aji no Mentaiko
Aji no Mentaiko
Weight
:300g
Price :3,240 yen
Flavor :Spicy
 Medium spicy
Aji no Mentaiko Extra spicy
Aji no Mentaiko
Extra spicy
Weight
:100g,
 200g, 300g
Price :100g / 1,080 yen
 200g / 2,160 yen
 300g / 3,240 yen
Flavor :Extra spicy
■Please choose your preferred “flavor.”
Spicy A masterpiece of flavor created by FUKUYA. This spicy product has been carefully manufactured since the company was established.
Medium spicy This flavor was created for those who prefer a milder flavor.
The medium spicy flavor is a more moderate take on the regular flavor.
Extra spicy For those who prefer something even spicier. This mentaiko pushes the boundaries of spiciness and flavor.

FUKUYA Aji no Mentaiko is made from the eggs of the walleye pollock caught in the waters of the frigid northern ocean. They are immediately processed and frozen on the fishing boat, and brought to Japan in a condition that thoroughly preserves the freshness.
FUKUYA uses only the safest eggs of the highest quality that have passed through numerous checks. The eggs are further sorted by hand so that only the very select become FUKUYA Aji no Mentaiko.

The extremely fresh eggs brought to the factory are seasoned very simply so as not to mask their true delicious flavor. They are then allowed to mature for a short period of time. The flavor hinges on a special blend of hot peppers that is the culmination of many years of searching for the perfect flavor. The liquid seasoning used for marinating is created with a minimum of ingredients, a balance that was honed by the company founder over many long years of experimenting. No other ingredients are added to ensure that the perfect blend of ingredients remains uncompromised. We draw out the maximum flavor of the ingredients to produce the best product. That is a policy backed by over 60 years of history.

Consummate skills perfect the mentaiko

Our extremely skilled employees are involved in several manufacturing processes, from seasoning the cod roe to packaging it, all of which are based on thorough quality and hygiene management carried out through FUKUYA’s own stringent standards. Though many probably think that we have automated and mass-produce our products, only a small portion of our production has been mechanized. In fact, a surprisingly large amount of work is done by hand. It would not be an exaggeration to say that our mentaiko could not be made without hands-on labor. Our employees are so skilled that when they weigh the cod roe at the final check before seasoning, they can nearly perfectly gauge the weight by hand. The eggs of the walleye pollock start in the coldest regions, but find their way to the warm climate of Fukuoka and our customer’s tables after going through several processes carried out by our employees, who are more aptly called mentaiko technicians. Mentaiko is a gift from Nature that must be gently handled by hand, not machines.
The finished product is closely examined by inspectors who have repeatedly undergone special training. These “flavor guards” carefully check each and every product before it is finally pronounced fit to be labeled, FUKUYA Aji no Mentaiko. FUKUYA can guarantee delicious flavor because only products that we, ourselves, would want to buy and eat make the grade.
These skills will be passed on to the next generation of mentaiko technicians, from veterans to novices, so that we can continue to bring you our delicious tasting mentaiko.