Our Story

Discover Mizkan’s 200 years of vinegar heritage, from pioneering sake brewer Matazaemon Nakano I in 1804, through to the present time, where we have become the number one manufacturer of sushi seasoning in the world.

Find out about the meaning behind our iconic Mizkan logo and our commitment to new taste experiences and the well-being of our environment and community.

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Ingredients

Discover Mizkan’s range of authentic Japanese vinegars, sushi seasonings and mirin-style seasoning.

Each of our vinegars has a different taste profile and acidity to suit a range of dishes. Our sushi seasonings are carefully crafted for the best balance of acidity and sweetness to season rice. Learn how to use our versatile Honteri mirin-style seasoning to sweeten and add flavour and shine to a variety of dishes.

Our ingredients range enables endless possibilities and creativity, browse for inspiration!

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How To

We worked with chefs to share their expertise in using Japanese ingredients whether perfecting Japanese classics or to enhance flavours in all types of cuisines and dishes.

Our ‘How to’ guides include tips on how to get that perfect sushi rice, using simple combinations and ratios to create classic Asian sauces and flavoursome soup bases.

We also explore how to use Honteri mirin-style seasoning as a secret weapon to replacing alcohol and sugar in all savoury and sweet dishes, from meat pies and risottos, to caramel sauce and tarts!

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Recipes

Explore recipes from our favourite chefs, inspired by Japanese flavours and ingredients, to bring a new dimension of flavour to your menu.

From traditional Japanese ramen, to trendy poke bowls, to gastropub country pies and bistro favourite tarts… taste how our chefs layer and enhance flavours through our versatile rice vinegars and Honteri mirin-style sweet seasonings.

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Chef News Mizkan News

Chefs in Conversation – watch our inspiring new series now!

Two innovators, two locations, one goal; inspire creativity! We recently invited one of the UK’s most exciting bartenders to be part of our new web series, Chefs in Conversation, where we challenged him to create some festive cocktails using Honteri

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Vinegar day

Event & Seasonal

Celebrating Vinegar Day in Style

The 1st of November is Vinegar Day! We would like to take this opportunity to share our knowledge of Japanese vinegars from rice and sake vinegar to spirit vinegar. Each vinegar has its own distinctive taste which will enhance the flavour of a dish in a different way.

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Mizkan Ingredients

Introducing Mizkan’s New Kitchen Essentials Range

3 essential Japanese ingredients for any Asian recipe.

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