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Sushi 101

What is sushi?

Sushi comes from a Japanese word meaning “sour rice.” It is a traditional Japanese dish made of small portions of vinegar-soaked rice and raw fish, vegetables or egg.

What are the different types of sushi?

These are a few of the most common types of sushi and you’ll find most of them at Hissho!

Maki – This rolled sushi is usually wrapped in nori (seaweed) or rice paper and sliced into six or eight pieces per serving.

Nigiri – Thinly sliced raw fish is pressed atop sushi rice and garnished beautifully for a simple, yet flavorful delicacy.

Sashimi – Not technically sushi since it does not include rice, this dish consists of thinly sliced raw fish with simple garnishes like radish or green onion.

Uramaki – This style is sometimes called inside-out-sushi because it’s like maki, but the rice is on the outside and the seaweed is on the inside.

Tekamaki – Sometimes called hand rolls, these larger rolls are like ice cream cones filled with rice, vegetables and raw fish.

Is sushi healthy?

Fresh sushi can be a nutrient-packed meal if you know what to look for. The main ingredients in the most basic forms of sushi — fish and rice — are naturally low in fat and high in protein and carbohydrates.

The fish used in sushi can also contain several important vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, Vitamin B12 and Phosphorus, as well as Omega-3 fatty acids, which have a variety of health benefits. And let’s not forget one of the most nutrient-rich ingredients in any sushi roll: nori (seaweed) used to wrap all of those tasty ingredients together is rich in protein and fiber.

About Hissho Sushi

Hissho Sushi is dedicated to providing high-quality, responsibly sourced sushi where you live, work, and play. Our mission goes beyond sushi, and extends to answering the call to action to be a responsible community partner. That is why we purchase all our seafood from sources that respect the long-term well-being of the species and our oceans.

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Our Products

Where do our ingredients come from?

Our sushi is made fresh every single day from premium ingredients that are responsibly sourced. Hissho Sushi chefs are talented local men and women from your community. We strive to empower people to become leaders in business and their local communities.

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Our Franchise

Want to roll with us?

For more than 20 years, Hissho Sushi has been growing as one of the top leaders in the industry. Our growth and success is because our primary focus is people. Hissho Sushi is passionate about our franchisees and the opportunities created for local business owners and their communities. 

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Our Partners

Who are Hissho Sushi partners?

Hissho Sushi is always seeking new ways to provide the best sushi with top convenience. Our partners are the key to convenience, allowing us to serve you sushi wherever you live, work, and play. We are constantly coming up with new ways to elevate your Hissho Sushi experience.

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How We Roll: Livin’ Local

Our chefs buy local produce for the recipes they hand craft every day to ensure freshness and support the communities we serve.

Dedicated to Fresh Ideas

At Hissho, we’re always working to develop innovative options for our customers, partners and franchisees.


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Find out why Everyone loves Hissho Sushi

I love sushi and I love that I can get great tasting fresh sushi from my local grocery store! Yum!
Jessica S.Facebook
I’ve never had sushi before. Got the spicy tuna roll it was awesome. They have a little place set up at our local Meijer. Definitely going back to try different things.
Joe H.Facebook
Excellent food. Fresh and delicious. Great presentation. Reasonable price!
Susan K.Facebook
The Blazing California Roll was delicious, fresh, and well-priced, and the staff is very friendly and accommodating!
Amanda B.Facebook
Would you believe me if I told you that I found my favorite sushi roll waiting for my layover in the Charlotte Airport? Southern Charm Sushi Roll!
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We love Hissho sushi, always fresh and delicious!
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We are proud to partner with Hissho Sushi to offer Uptown’s best sushi! Stop by today!
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Love the sushi! managers are super helpful and always on top of their game. Highly recommend.
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