Tobiko (Black) by Quintessence

Tobiko (Black) by Quintessence

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Our Black Tobiko is sourced from the highest-quality flying fish roe to guarantee its freshness and flavour. Each grain is perfectly plumb, elegantly black, and ready to add stunning colour and subtle taste to any dish or sushi roll. Sold in individual 50g glass jars.
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Characterized by small and firm red eggs, this premium Black Tobiko by Quintessence, which is carefully selected and processed using traditional methods, has an incredibly smooth and light flavour profile with a slight hint of salt.

  • Intensity: Light/Sweet
  • Texture: Firm
  • Packaging: 50g Glass Jar
  • Colour: Black
  • Egg Size: Small
  • Flavour Profile: Light, oceanic, lightly briny

Elevate your culinary creations with our Black Tobiko, an alluring delicacy that combines striking aesthetics with a burst of savoury flavour. Derived from the roe of flying fish, these small black pearls add a touch of elegance and intrigue to any dish or sushi roll.

Carefully sourced for exceptional quality, our Black Tobiko delivers a taste sensation that tantalizes the taste buds. Each bead is firm, offering a satisfying texture while releasing a subtly briny essence that delights the senses.

The deep black colour of Black Tobiko creates a visually captivating presentation, making it an ideal garnish to elevate the visual appeal of your culinary masterpieces. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a passionate home cook, this product will add a sophisticated touch to your dishes.

Explore the versatility of Black Tobiko as it complements a variety of dishes. Sprinkle it over sushi rolls, sashimi, or salads for a dramatic contrast, or use it creatively in seafood pasta, appetizers, or even on top of deviled eggs to surprise and delight your guests.

  • Shelf Life: 4-6 weeks refrigerated
  • Source: Wild caught sustainably and responsibly
  • Origin: Imported
  • Common Names: Tobiko, Flying Fish Roe, Sushi Caviar
  • Species: Exocoetidae

Tobiko (Black) Recommended Serving Size

  • 50g (1.75 oz): serves 1-2 guests
  • 100g (3.5 oz): serves 2-4 guests
  • 200g (7 oz): serves 4-6 guests
  • 500g (17.6 oz): serves 10-20 guests
  • 1kg (35.2 oz): serves 20-40 guests

Storing and Preserving our Tobiko Sushi Caviar

Our black tobiko (flying fish roe) can typically be stored for up to six weeks in a fridge when sealed. Please store your black tobiko caviar in the fridge as soon as it is received and taken out of our packaging.

We strongly recommend consuming our black tobiko in one sitting for the best tasting experience. Once opened, it can typically be kept in the fridge for up to 48 hours or at room temperature in its original packaging for up to 24 hours. Always consult the label for a precise recommended best-by date.

How our Black Tobiko is Made

Caught in the wild sustainably and ethically, each flying fish is hand-picked at peak maturity using the latest filtering and ultrasound technology. The fish roe is extracted carefully and then filtered, inspected, cured, and aged. Once ready, the black flying fish roe is immediately packaged and made available online for purchase to ensure ultimate freshness, flavour profile, and texture.

Tin SizeServes
50g1 - 2
100g2 - 4
500g8 - 16
1kg16 - 32

Additional information

Weight 50 g
Dimensions 12 × 24 × 35 cm


Egg Size



50g, 100g (2 x 50g), 200g (4 x 50g), 500g (10 x 50g), 1kg (20 x 50g), 2kg (40 x 50g)