25 SEP 2014


Based in Earl Stonham Ichiban UK are Europe's biggest sushi manufacturer. Employing over 400 people, Ichiban deliver some 500,000 packs of sushi a week to major grocery retailers. Ichiban prepare their sushi according to traditional Japanese methods on one of the UK's most advanced production lines in their sector.

Dan was able to meet Managing Director Andrew Wilkinson who briefed him about the company and took him on a tour of the factory. Dan was able to meet some of the skilled people who help create Ichiban's sushi.

One fact Dan did learn, it is a popular misconception that sushi is raw fish, it is in fact the vinegar-flavoured cold rice.

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Daniel Poulter: I thank my hon. Friend’s welcome news on capping rail fares, but does he not also agree that it is difficult for customers to disaggregate the cost of the fare—those in Ipswich are very high per mile by national standards—from reliability and speed of service? Despite the cost of tickets from Ipswich, reliability and speed of service have not improved over the years....

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Daniel Poulter: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) on securing this debate, on his chairmanship, with the hon. Member for Cambridge (Daniel Zeichner), of the east of England all-party parliamentary group, and on helping to put the east more firmly on the Government’s map. My hon. Friend was absolutely right...