Our company,Hokushoku, has carried on the traditional soy sauce brewing
technique which is over 400 years old in Niigata prefecture, ,japan.
We continue to brew high quality soy sauce as an exemplary soy sauce manufactuer
in the Japanese foods industry. Niigata prefecture is famous for agriculture and its granaries
oll over Japan.
In recent years, in order to spread the Japanese “Dashi”(soup stock)culture,
we have used the delicious flavor of “flying fish”. This taste, which is familiar in the
Sea of Japan region, is used to create “Shirodashi”. It has been receiving hige marks
amongst Japanese consumers and spreading the flavor of the Sea of Japan.
Niigata prefecture is located in the center of the Japanese archipelago and
faces West to the Sea of japan. Niigata is blessed with abundant seafood and
provides one of the best grain crops in Japan,since heavy snowfall imparts rich soil.
Our company has numerous specialists who create flavors,and we never compromise
until we have created outstanding taste in our products.
Snow Aging Soy Sauce YURAKA
In Niigata prefecture, where deep snow falls, there is a culture of using
snow as a natural refrigeator to mature foods. “Yuraka” is a mild tasting
soy sauce which is a carefully made and was bottled after maturing in
a snow cavern.
“Kyoudo no Minori”(Harvest of the region)
This soy sauce is made by the manufacture and local people using the wheat
and soybeans of Niigata prefecture,and Japanese salt. There are many local
people who look forward to making soy sauce every year.
“Flying fish-dashi”(soup stock)
The “Dashi” (soup stock)from flying fish is popular amongst costal areas of
Japan. We have manufactured this flavor of flying fish “Dashi” to sell to the
rest of Japan. Delicious local flavor can be easily re-created by mixing the
soup with water.
2-11-11,Shinsan,Nagaoka-shi,Niigata 940-2127 JAPAN