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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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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Strawberry shortcake served on a floral plate

Mizkan News

A Guide to Japanese Christmas Cake

The traditional Japanese Christmas cake, made of strawberries and whipped cream, symbolises the Christmas season in Japan. Learn about its history and how to replicate the cake for your own restaurant.

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Tempura served in a bowl, on a brown tray, alongside dipping sauces.

Recipes

What is Tempura?

Tempura is a traditional Japanese dish widely served in Japan and Japanese restaurants. Learn what it is, from ingredients to the batter technique.

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Christmas dinner table

Mizkan News

A Guide to Japanese Christmas Dinner

Bring the Japanese Christmas tradition into your restaurant with a Christmas dinner menu that is interestingly different than Western traditions.

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