Since launching Sake brewing operations in 1842, in the late Edo period, TAKARA have been providing for more than 170 years a wide variety of products.
As one of Japan’s leading manufacturers of traditional Japanese alcoholic beverages and seasonings such as Sake, Shochu, or Hon-mirin, we have built up its balanced product portfolio generated by the unique development capabilities of new technologies with the stable production system.
Through this product strategy, TAKARA gained its first top position in the industry for the year 2018 domestic shipment volume of Sake, and cemented its position as a top manufacturer of Japanese alcoholic beverages by taking the top market share for Sake as well as Shochu and Hon-Mirin.
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Aiming for providing delicious food through products derived from traditional Sake brewing techniques, TAKARA offers a wide range of alcohol-based seasonings that render dishes more delicious and enrich meal times. These seasonings include Takara Hon-Mirin, which as a leading brand has continually evolved in tandem with Japanese cuisine, and Ryori no Tame no Seishu, a cooking Sake without added salt.
With full performance of a Japanese cooking essential with over 9 types of sugars and 18 types of amino acids, Takara Hon-mirin adds a glossy finish to your dish, improves flavor infusion, eliminates raw odors, and helps food retain its structure, while imparting a refined sweetness and savory umami. Without added salt or preservatives.
This cooking Sake used for cooking is characteristically rich in organic acid, which removes harsh flavors from meat and fish, and the components that add greater depth and umami to your dishes than regular Sake. No added salt or preservatives health-consciously.
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