Japanese Marketplace Capitalizes on Niche Offerings

Japanese Marketplace Capitalizes on Niche Offerings

On Miyazaki beef, priced at $44.99 a pound: "[The] texture is also very soft — it’s going to melt in your mouth.” — Takayuki Ono, store manager, Mitsuwa Marketplace

EDGEWATER, N.J. — By specializing in Japanese products — both traditional foods and modern novelties — Mitsuwa Marketplace here has become a destination for many types of customers looking for a taste of the Far East.

The 92,750-square-foot store offers everything from hard-to-find vegetables to unique candy flavors to cosmetics, alongside a spacious dining area with vendors selling ramen, sushi and other Japanese meals.

The store here is the larg

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