Okami Brand Expands Fresh and Healthy Wild Alaskan Caught Salmon Bowl at Select Costco’s


SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA – September 18, 2014 − Fuji Food Products, Inc., a fresh food manufacturing division of Meruelo Group, announced today the launch of their savory Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon Bowl under the Okami brand at more than 75 select Costco locations throughout California, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado.

“The Okami brand has a long history of delivering great tasting quality products to our customers, and we are excited for the opportunity to share our new fresh and savory Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon Bowl with Costco and its members,” said Joe Marchica, CEO of Fuji Food Products, Inc.

The fresh, fully cooked Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon Bowl contains green beans, savory miso ginger glaze with rice and wheat berry making this uniquely tasty bowl a good source of omega 3 and ready in 2-2 ½ minutes. The complete heat & serve bowl comes in a package of 2 and is sold for $ 8.99.

“We are committed to providing healthy and delicious food that satisfies our customer while providing affordability and quality as well,” said Marchica. “We are much more than just a sushi company, and our new salmon bowl is just one example of the fresh product innovation that is happening at Fuji.”

In addition to Costco, the Okami brand can be found in leading grocery retailers across the country including Ralphs, Kroger, Albertsons, Vons, Stater Bros., Publix, Smart & Final and Fresh & Easy. For a full listing, visit http://okamifoods.com/stores.aspx


About Fuji Food Products, Inc.

Fuji Food Products, Inc. is a manufacturer of fresh food with a nation-wide footprint. It is the largest manufacturer and distributor of packaged sushi. Our products also include Salads, Sandwiches & Wraps, Platters, Rice Bowls, Organic Edamame, Spring Rolls and Veggie Burgers that can be found in Airports, C Stores and major grocery, Club format and retail locations across 45 states. All corporate manufacturing facilities are fully USDA, FDA and GFSI certified. Please visit us www.fujifood.com.

About Meruelo Group

Meruelo Group is a privately-held management company serving a diversified portfolio of affiliated entities with interests in banking and financial services, food services; manufacturing, distribution and restaurant operations, construction and engineering, hospitality and gaming, real estate management and development, media; television and radio, and public and private equity investing.

For more information please visit www.meruelogroup.com.