- About shoyu :
- Shoyu is a liquid seasoning that Japanese people use with soybean as main ingredient which is fermented by brewing technique. Shoyu is a basic seasoning in Japanese cuisine.
Shoyu is an essential ingredient in Japanese cuisine. About 300 companies making shoyu are based in Kyushu. Each one makes their shoyu with their particular and unique color.
Kyushu shoyu is quite sweet compared to shoyu from other regions. This is due to the food preferences of Kyushu people. This region was the gateway for sugar to Japan in the ancient times, and locals have found, among other things, that sugar goes very well with fish and meat.