Soy sauce has a history of more than 1,000 years, and San-J International or its parent company San-Jirushi, has been around since the early 1800s. That long track record of success tells you everything you need to know about the quality of its products.
San-J International is now headquartered in Virginia, but continues to make the same premium Asian-inspired cooking sauces, dressings, soups, and more - all ready for consumption across North America.
The History of San-J International
First founded in 1804, San-Jirushi has been producing its top-quality Tamari soy sauce in Japan for more than 200 years, and began selling in the U.S. more than 40 years ago. It opened a plant in Henrico, Virginia, in 1987 - the first place in the U.S. to produce Tamari soy sauce.
However, the company is still run by the family that founded the business more than two centuries ago. Takashi Sato, the president of San-J International, is an eighth-generation member of that family, ensuring the company continues to make its products at the same high quality as it has for so long.
San-J International Company Mission
While Richmond, Virginia, is certainly not the company's original home of Mie, Japan, San-J International is committed to creating the same products at the high quality that first made it a hit on both sides of the Pacific.
When San-J International's products first came to the U.S., the company was not fussy about how they would be used. Whether in traditional Asian dishes or a fun twist on everything from steak to pasta, San-J has always been committed first and foremost to giving eaters a great taste sensation - a tradition that continues to this day.
Benefits of San-J International
San-J International produces a number of different sauces and crackers, most of which are naturally gluten-free.
It also offers organic and low-sodium options of its Tamari soy sauce (all gluten-free, as Tamari is made from soybean and miso).
Nearly all of San-J's other Asian cooking sauces - including its Thai Peanut Sauce - are also gluten-free.
Top San-J International Products
Given that San-J started out producing Tamari soy sauce more than 215 years ago, it should come as no surprise that most of its best and highest-selling products are from that family.
Organic Tamari Gluten-Free Soy Sauce
This low-carb, salty offering is made from 100% whole soybeans, and is perfect for all the dishes soy sauce is famous for, from stir-frys and marinades to a dipping sauce for sushi and other healthy foods.
Organic Tamari Gluten-Free Soy Sauce - Reduced Sodium
All the benefits of the Organic Tamari gluten-free sauce, and the same great taste, only with 25% less sodium.
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