Maruhide

PREMIUM SANTA BARBARA UNI

cracked, packed, and shipped fresh same day in our Long Beach factory

buttery
sea gem

wild red sea urchin in Santa Barbara is typically larger and sweeter than the prized bafun uni in Japan.

ocean
to table

diver's harvest the red sea urchin in santa barbara. our refrigerated trucks deliver the live urchins to our factory.

cracked
to order

we have limited amounts of fresh uni. instead of sitting on a shelf, our team cracks live sea urchin fresh to each order.

meticulous
selection

we only sell the best grades on our website. 1000 pounds of sea urchin only yields about 5 trays of premium uni

fast
shipping

we guarantee freshness by shipping out your order on the same day it's processed. The Maruhide difference since 1975.

Trusted By Michelin Chefs

the source sushi restaurants and michelin chefs regard as their gold standard


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exceptional and rare products around the world

Fresh Uni

wild red sea urchin in Santa Barbara is typically larger & sweeter than the prized Bafun uni in Japan.

A5 Wagyu

the world famous melt-in-your-mouth beef sourced from small and rare farms in Japan.

Ikura

wild-caught salmon caviar roe from Japan marinated with a delicious soy sauce - found in sushi restaurants.

Caviar

add caviar to garnish sushi and endless dishes. fine sturgeon caviar from Tsar Nicoulai.

Uni Shutou

BY MARUHIDE

available in many flavors, ships frozen, and has a long shelf-life

Maruhide's unique and original product. Uni Shutou uses 100% fresh whole pieces of Santa Barbara uni and is marinated in a kelp-based soy sauce to enrich the umami taste.

Uni Shutou makes a popular gift for its versatile uses and is a great alternative when fresh uni is out of stock.


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How It Works

Pick Up

Maruhide Marine Products

2145 W. 17th Street, Long Beach, CA, 90813

1. PRE-ORDER ONLINE

Create your own package or shop our popular bundle sets. Choose pick up at the checkout screen and pay online.

note: we don't take walk-in orders

2. WE PACK

All orders will include ice packs. Orders over $50 will include a free cooler bag or a plastic bag if under $50.

order confirmation will be e-mailed

3. PICK UP

Your order must be picked up by the latest pick up time in the chart below (normally next business day)

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PLACING ORDERS, Cut-off, & PICK UP TIMES

PRE-ORDER ONLINE

• Please note we don't take walk-in orders.

• Add your items to the cart and checkout. Select Pick Up under Delivery Method. Finish the checkout process by paying for your order.

• An order confirmation will be e-mailed to you. Use the chart below to see when your order will be ready for pick up.

PICK UP BY NEXT BUSINESS DAY

• Please note we are closed on the weekends. Orders placed on the weekend will be packed on Monday.

• For same-day pick ups after our cut-off time, please call us to see if we can accommodate.

CUT-OFF & PICK UP TIMES

Orders must be placed online in advance and must be picked up before the latest pick up time below.

During the major holidays, please call us ahead for our business hours.

Order By Earliest Latest

Mon 6am

Mon 9:30am-12pm

Tues 7:30am-12pm

Tues 6am

Tues 9:30am-12pm

Wed 7:30am-12pm

Wed 6am

Wed 9:30am-12pm

Thurs 7:30am-12pm

Thurs 6am

Thurs 9:30am-12pm

Fri 7:30am-12pm

Fri 6am

Fri 9:30am-12pm

Fri 9:30am-12pm

Saturday (closed)

 

 

Sunday (closed)

 

 

DO I HAVE TO PICK UP MY ORDER BY THE NEXT DAY?

Yes. Please pick up your order on time and before the latest pick up time using the chart above.

CAN I SET A SPECIFIC PICK UP-DATE OR PLACE A SPECIAL ORDER FOR FRESH UNI AHEAD OF TIME?

No. Unfortunately, uni harvesting is influenced by bad weather and scarcity. Our website tracks live inventory and we only pack to order. Once the uni is out of stock on our website, we are sold out until the next weekly batch. Check out our website often since we typically update inventory on Sundays.

DO YOU OFFER SAME DAY PICK UPS?

Yes, if your order is placed before our 6am PST cut off time. During the major holidays, please call us for our hours.

Order By Earliest Latest

Mon 6am

Mon 9:30am-12pm

Tues 7:30am-12pm

Tues 6am

Tues 9:30am-12pm

Wed 7:30am-12pm

Wed 6am

Wed 9:30am-12pm

Wed 7:30am-12pm

Thurs 6am

Thurs 9:30am-12pm

Thurs 7:30am-12pm

Fri 6am

Fri 7:30am-12pm

Fri 7:30am-12pm

Saturday (closed)

 

 

Sunday (closed)

 

 

DO YOU PACK YOUR ODERS WITH ICE?

Orders over $50 are packed with ice packs and a free cooler bag.

 

Orders under $50 are packed with ice packs and a plastic bag. Please bring your own cooler if you're traveling for an extended period of time.

CAN SOMEONE ELSE PICK UP MY ORDER?

Yes. Please reach out to us with your order number and let us know who is picking your order up.

Overnight

CA $35, Contiguous States $45, HI & AK $60

Delivered Tues, Wed, & Thurs

1. ORDER ONLINE

Create your own package or shop our popular bundle sets. Enter your shipping address and choose overnight shipping.

order confirmation will be e-mailed

2. SHIPPED OUT

Packages are normally sent out on Mon, Tues, & Wed for next day delivery. A second e-mail with the tracking number will be sent.

tip: sign up for package notifications

3. PREPARE FOR DELIVERY

A signature isn't required for the package. Prepare for someone to receive the perishable package. Transfer to the refrigerator or freezer.

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WHEN WILL MY PACKAGE ARRIVE?

All orders placed after 6am on Wednesday will be shipped out the following Monday.

We recommend you sign up for package notifications from FedEx or UPS directly in the shipping confirmation e-mail.Please have someone receive the package to transfer the perishable items into the refrigerator or freezer. We go to great lengths to ensure your packages are sent out on time and kindly ask for your help. Maruhide Marine Products will not be responsible for packages left out.

ESTIMATED ARRIVALS

Delivery times will vary, and we can't guarantee a delivery time for any order. During the holiday season, deliveries may be later than expected. Use the chart for the estimated arrival date.

After we ship out your order, you'll receive a 2nd e-mail with the tracking number (check your spam folder if you don't see it). Orders typically arrive on the next day if there are no delays. We recommend signing up for notifications from UPS or FedEx directly in the shipping e-mail.  

• Days we ship out: Mon, Tues, & Wed.

• Orders placed after the 6am cutoff on Wednesday will be shipped out the following Monday.

• Days we don't ship: Thurs, Friday, Sat, Sun, & certain holidays.

• Times are in pacific standard time (PST)

Unexpected Delays

We pack our products with insulation and ice packs to last a few days in case of an unexpected delay in transit. There may be unusual circumstances, such as severe weather, which are out of our control.

We can't guarantee a delivery time for any order. Deliveries may be as late as 8-9pm in some rural areas, especially during holidays.

In the event of a package delay, please contact us.

Cut Off Time Ships Arrives

Monday 6am

Monday

Tuesday

Tuesday 6am

Tuesday

Wednesday

Wednesday 6am

Wednesday

Thursday

Thursday

no shipments

no shipments

Friday

no shipments

no shipments

Saturday (closed)

no shipments

no shipments

Sunday (closed)

no shipments

no shipments

HOW MUCH IS SHIPPING?

We're passionate about shipping the best products at the lowest prices. We work on slim margins and give you access to ingredients usually reserved for the top restaurants. We recommend stocking up on products or splitting an order with friends to offset the shipping charge.

We offer flat rate, overnight shipping on our products.

State Overnight

California

$35

Contigous States

$50

Hawaii & Alaska

$60

WHAT IS THE CUTOFF TIME FOR DELIVERY?

Orders placed before our cut-off time will be shipped out according to the schedule. All orders placed after 6am on Wednesday will be shipped out the following Monday.

After we ship out your order, you'll receive a 2nd e-mail with the tracking number (check your spam folder if you don't see it). If there are no delays, orders typically arrive the next day. We recommend signing up for notifications from UPS or FedEx directly in the shipping e-mail.  

• Days we ship out: Mon, Tues, & Wed.

• Orders placed after the 6am cutoff on Wednesday will be shipped out the following Monday.

• Days we don't ship: Thurs, Friday, Sat, Sun, & certain holidays.

• Times are in pacific standard time (PST)

Cut Off Time Ships Arrives

Monday 6am

Monday

Tuesday

Tuesday 6am

Tuesday

Wednesday

Wednesday 6am

Wednesday

Thursday

Thursday

no shipments

no shipments

Friday

no shipments

no shipments

Saturday (closed)

no shipments

no shipments

Sunday (closed)

no shipments

no shipments

CAN I ASSIGN THE DELIVERY DATE OR TIME?

No. Unfortunately, we can't guarantee a delivery date or time for any order. All orders will be shipped according to the schedule above. Please do not place an order if the schedule doesn't work for you. Fedex and UPS deliveries may be as late as 8-9pm in some rural areas, especially during holidays.

DO YOU REQUIRE A SIGNATURE ON DELIVERY?

No. Please make sure someone will be home to receive your package and transfer the perishable items to the refrigerator or freezer.

Maruhide Marine Products will not be responsible for spoiled shipments from sitting outside by the heat and stolen packages after the carrier delivers. We take great care to ship out packages on time and kindly ask you to do the same. Thank you for your help.

HOW DO I TRACK MY PACKAGE?

Delivery times will vary, and we can't guarantee a delivery time for any order. During the holiday season, deliveries may be later than expected. Use the chart for the estimated arrival date.

After we ship out your order, you'll receive a 2nd e-mail with the tracking number (check your spam folder if you don't see it). Orders typically arrive on the next day if there are no delays. We recommend signing up for notifications from UPS or FedEx directly in the shipping e-mail.  

 

Enter your tracking number directly on the shipper's website

www.ups.com

www.fedex.com

4-5 Days

$46 Flat-Rate

10% duties & taxes on orders over 16,600 Yen

1. ORDER ONLINE

Create your own package or shop our popular bundle sets. Enter your shipping address in Japan and choose shipping.

order confirmation will be e-mailed

2. SHIPPED OUT

Packages to Japan are normally sent out on Mon, Wed, & Fri. A second e-mail with the tracking number will be sent.

track your order on Yamato's website

3. PREPARE FOR DELIVERY

A signature isn't required for the package. Prepare for someone to receive the perishable package. Transfer to the refrigerator or freezer.

expand the section below for details

WHEN WILL MY PACKAGE ARRIVE?

Packages sent to Japan will go through Yamato Transport's chilled shipping. Yamoto will reach out to you directly too coordinate an estimated delivery time.

Please have someone receive the package to transfer the perishable items into the refrigerator or freezer. We go to great lengths to ensure your packages are sent out on time and kindly ask for your help. Maruhide Marine Products will not be responsible for packages left out.

• Orders to mainland Japan take about 4 days (including Saturdays & Sundays)

• Orders to other parts of Japan take about 5 days (including Saturdays & Sundays)

Unexpected Delays

Delivery times will vary, and we can't guarantee a delivery time for any order. During the holiday season, deliveries may be later than expected

There may be unusual circumstances out of control such as: severe weather, flight delays, and customs delays. In the rare event of a package delay, please contact us.

HOW MUCH IS SHIPPING?

Shipping to Japan is $46. Orders over ¥16,600 will be applicable for 10% duties and taxes

We're passionate about shipping the best products at the lowest prices. We work on slim margins and give you access to ingredients usually reserved for the top restaurants. We recommend stocking up on products or splitting an order with friends to offset the shipping charge.

DO I HAVE TO PAY DUTIES?

Orders over ¥16,600 will be applicable for 10% duties and taxes.

CAN I ASSIGN THE DELIVERY DATE OR TIME?

We can't guarantee an exact day or time your package arrives. Yamoto will reach out to your directly to schedule your home delivery. You should be able to choose between morning or night delivery.

DO YOU REQUIRE A SIGNATURE ON DELIVERY?

No. Please make sure someone will be home to receive your package and transfer the perishable items to the refrigerator or freezer.

Maruhide Marine Products will not be responsible for spoiled shipments from sitting outside by the heat and stolen packages after the carrier delivers. We take great care to ship out packages on time and kindly ask you to do the same. Thank you for your help.

HOW DO I TRACK MY PACKAGE?

Enter your tracking number directly on the shipper's website

www.yamatoamerica.com