Maruhide stands as a leading and top-tier sea urchin processor in the United States, earning the trust of Michelin chefs, fine restaurants, and various distributors since 1976. Maruhide Marine Products empowers our wholesale collaborators to offer customers the highest quality uni sourced from Santa Barbara. Our clientele includes the nation's largest distributors, individual restaurants, and a diverse range of businesses in between.

premium uni

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 live red sea urchin. our refrigerated trucks deliver the live urchins to our factory.

cracked fresh

instead of sitting on a shelf, our team cracks live sea urchin fresh to each new order.


we have multiple grades of uni for all of your customers. reach out to us with any questions.

fast shipping

unmatched freshness by shipping out your order on the same day it's processed, since 1975.



What grade of uni are there and is there a minimum order?

We have 2 grades of uni available for wholesale purchase. We sell by the case, but are happy to discuss your needs.

10 pocket trays are 200 grams (net weight) and 48 trays per case.

5 pocket trays are 100g (net weight) and 78 trays per case.

How long does uni last?

If stored correctly, uni lasts about one week from the ship date. Uni should be stored between 36° to 40°F.


How much is shipping and how does my order ship?

Wholesale orders ship through airline carriers. Customers will be responsible for selecting the airline and paying the shipping fee. In addition, we charge extra for the airport handling fee. We will make the airplane booking and take your order to the airport - customers will pay via ship collect.

Can you ship wholesale orders with Fedex?

Our e-commerce orders at maruhideusa.com ship overnight with FedEx. We can ship your wholesale orders via FedEx, but we won’t be responsible for any mishandling.

How long does shipping take?

Maruhide uni has a high demand. Bad weather, scarcity, and other factors determine if we have uni. If uni is in stock, we ship orders out on the same or the next day. Please reach out to us for availability.  

email ted@maruhideusa.com with any questions or to place an order