The amount of soy sauce that you use depends on the dish that you are cooking and, obviously, on your personal preferences. The advantage of using Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce is that you can never “over season” foods with it. Kikkoman brings out the natural flavours of the ingredients without masking them. With other soy sauces, especially chemically produced ones, if you add a few drops too many their intensive, synthetic aroma and flavour can overpower and ruin the dish.
You don't need to use any salt at all if you season your dish with soy sauce. Soy sauce is the perfect substitute for salt! People who prefer a reduced-salt diet can use Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Less Salt Soy Sauce.
It is best to store the open bottle in the refrigerator where the soy sauce is protected from the effects of light and heat.
Despite having Asian origins, Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce is a universal seasoning. It’s perfect for Asian dishes and for other types of cuisine - from soup to salad, meat to fish and vegetables to pasta.
By its colour, flavour and aroma. However, it's difficult to sample the product at the supermarket. The best thing to do is take a close look at the list of ingredients. Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce only contains the four natural ingredients of soybeans, wheat, water and salt. It doesn't contain any colourings or flavour enhancers. And it’s naturally brewed rather than chemically brewed.
Kikkoman Soy Sauce only contains the four natural ingredients of soybeans, wheat, water and salt. These are combined in a natural fermentation process to create Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce. No additives whatsoever are used.
Even if the products don’t feature the V-Label symbol, the majority of them are vegan. This information is provided on every product page on the Kikkoman website. We are also planning to obtain V-Label certification for other sauces in the range.
No, there’s no difference. Both products are the same naturally brewed soy sauce. They’ve just been filled into different bottles. The iconic designer bottle beautifies the dining table. It’s an aesthetic dispenser that enhances the seasoning experience and gives maximum pouring control. The designer bottle is also refillable and dishwasher safe.
Yes, our PET bottles are BPA-free. This also includes our plastic foil (sachet), glass bottle, plastic bottle, plastic can, plastic bag, plastic drum, plastic container and plastic caps.
Chinese soy sauce is brewed for a shorter time than Japanese soy sauce. Many Chinese soy sauces also have a higher salt content than their Japanese counterparts. Also, some Chinese soy sauces are blended products, which means they are a combination of fermented and chemically produced soy sauces. Chinese soy sauces often contain additives.
Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce is a Japanese soy sauce. However, it can also be used to season Chinese foods. It’s a universal seasoning.
Four pure ingredients, a natural brewing process and around 300 different aromas are the secret of Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce, which is produced according to a 300+ year-old recipe.
Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce is made according to a 300+ years old recipe in a six-month natural brewing process. Only the four pure ingredients of soy sauce, wheat, water and salt are used. The soy sauce contains no additives whatsoever. Click here to read about the various stages of the production process.
The gluten in Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce is below the detection limit of 10 ppm (according to tests by independent institutes). We recommend Tamari Gluten-free Soy Sauce for people with gluten intolerance.
Kikkoman takes great care to ensure that only high quality ingredients are used it its natural production process. That’s why all Kikkoman products manufactured in The Netherlands are produced exclusively with non-GMO soybeans.
Kikkoman naturally brewed soy sauce products for the European market are manufactured in Sappemeer (The Netherlands). Only pure ingredients are used in the production of the naturally brewed soy sauce. The soy beans are purchased in Brazil, Canada or the U.S.A., the wheat is grown in Germany and salt and water are from the Netherlands. All ingredients are subjected to the very strictest quality checks and only non-GMO soy beans are used. Soybeans from Brazil are supplied only by our suppliers who has ProTerra certification. The ProTerra Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that advances and promotes sustainability at all levels of the feed and food production system. For more information about Proterra, please go to https://www.proterrafoundation.org/.