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Salt Reduction

Kikkoman has been studying the health properties of naturally brewed soy sauce for many decades. The latest finding is that naturally brewed soy sauce could globally cut up to 50% of the salt in conventional foods while retaining the taste that consumers like.

You can enjoy this healthy property by just replacing table salt with soy sauce when you cook or dine.

Healthy eating with Kikkoman

By simply replacing salt with Kikkoman naturally brewed soy sauce, you can significantly reduce your salt-intake!

The basic five taste sensations (Salty, Sour, Bitter, Sweet and Umami/Savoury) interact with each other. Kikkoman soy sauce contains plenty of natural Umami (Savoury taste). Umami helps to bring out the perceived level of saltiness so you can actually reduce salt in your cooking without affecting the taste satisfaction.

 Applications at home:

  • Salad dressings (Up to 50% salt reduction achievable2))
  • Soups (Up to 24%3))
  • Stir-fry (Up to 29%2)) 




Applications at the industry:

  • Ready to eat soup (Up to 33% salt reduction achievable3))
  • Marinated meat (Up to 29%3))
  • Sauces (Up to 50%2))
  • Bread (Up to 39%3))
  • Ham, sausage (Up to 35%4))