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Yuasa Shoyu

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Yuasa-town is the birthplace of soy sauce. We strive to keep the traditional practices involved with the production of soy sauce alive because of our dedication to excellence. You can learn about the history of soy sauce and how to make the...more
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1464 Yuasa, Yuasa-cho, Arida-gun 643-0004, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 737-63-2100
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

What a lovely place that reveals the process of soy sauce making in a fun and aesthetic manner, catered for tourists as well. The tour is free, you guide yourself by reading the translations to all the various steps. Afterwards, you can taste Shoyu and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Soya sauce and bean paste (miso) has been made in Yuasa for more than 700 years. At Yuasa Shoyu, there is an interesting free self-guided tour of the factory, that ends with the tasting of the different grades of soya sauce. In the retail area,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

Visiting the Yuasa Soy Sauce Company was one the highlights during my stay in Japan. Soy sauce is one of the main product used in Japanese and other Asian cuisine. So it was even more interesting being at the birth place of the soy sauce....More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Yuasa is the birthplace of soy sauce. Somewhat off the beaten tourist track, it's a sleepy but pleasant little town with one major draw: this surprisingly fascinating little factory. Japanese food is delicious, unique and strongly linked to Japanese culture overall, from the way it's...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank devlinout
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We visited to take part in the factory tour and soy sauce making class, and it was really fun and interesting! The town of Yuasa is very cute, and has a lot of history, along with being one of the first possible places to start...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Had a wonderful experience last weekend learning about how Soy Sauce is made in Yuasa - the birthplace of soy sauce in Japan. Making our own soy sauce was very fun. A huge thank you to Yumi for her excellent Japanese and English guiding, and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Brendan A
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

I visited the Yuasa Soy Sauce factory with a group of friends. We went by car, but judging by the amount of buses we saw it seems it would be easy enough to get to by bus as well! If you're heading south from Osaka/KIX...More

Date of experience: June 2015
5  Thank Clare G
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I was able to take a trip down to Yuasa to have a tour of the facilities. Once you enter you can get an immediate sense of history of the area and place itself. It was a guided tour where the tour guide was able...More

Date of experience: June 2015
5  Thank oneduce
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Thank you so much.   Rosanjin Soy Sauce – Miracle Premium Soy Sauce Ingredients: Water, Super-Natural Grown Soy Beans, Wheat, Rice, Salt The name of this soy sauce has came from “Rosanjin Kitaohji” who is the most... More
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