A soy sauce factory can be visited in Chiba-ken where soy sauce is a place for noted product.The state of the maturity, the color of the soy sauce, the taste and the fragrance can be
experienced.The telephone reservation is needed beforehand. Free entrance.
Soy sauce is a condiment made from a fermented paste of boiled soybeans, roasted grain, brine, and Aspergillus oryzae or Aspergillus sojae molds.After fermentation, the paste is pressed, producing a liquid, which is the soy sauce, and a solid byproduct, which is often used as animal feed.Soy sauce is a traditional ingredient in East and Southeast Asian cuisines, where it is used in cooking and as a condiment. It originated in China in the 2nd century BCE and spread throughout Asia.
Soy sauce has a distinct yet basic taste of umami, due to naturally occurring free glutamates.