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 vinegar company in Japan.

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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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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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 supports operators on the Path to Poke Perfection

Poke bowls are having a real moment on menus right now and Mizkan is on a mission to help operators make the most of the opportunity with its Shiragiku Rice Vinegar and Honteri, a mirin-style sweet seasoning

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Event & Seasonal

Season’s Specials: Discover Japanese New Year’s Traditions

Japan’s most important holiday of the year calls for some incredible cooking and chef Ron has certainly delivered with a trio of New Year delicacies.

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Event & Seasonal

Season’s Specials: Enjoy Japanese food traditions this Christmas

Ever wondered why each year over three and a half million Japanese people make a beeline for KFC on Christmas Day? We reveal all, as well as introducing chefs to three incredible festive Japanese recipes

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