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Japanese Canned Fish Tuna

why is canned tuna so cheap when fresh tuna is so expensive?

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why is canned tuna so cheap when fresh tuna is so expensive?

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stratford | | Jun 15, 2009 02:35 PM

Any answer to this conundrum? The Japanese market will pay thousands for a single fresh tuna, but canned tuna seems to be a quintessential 'cheap' pantry item. Does this canned tuna come from undesirable portions of the tuna or is it a different kind of tuna altogether?

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