Japan’s No. 1 organic miso maker launches new English website

Hikari Miso steps up its commitment to English-speaking and miso-loving consumers Cooking with miso just became super easy for home cooks, chefs and consumers on-the-run. Getting no-fuss and flavorful miso recipes into the hands of home cooks and consumers in English-speaking countries is an objective Japan’s leading miso manufacturer is now officially fulfilling. Hikari Miso […]

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Hikari Miso Introduces First Halal-Certified Instant Miso Soup in Industry

Hikari Miso today announced that its Halal-certified “MISO SOUP Wakame” will be available in Japan and other countries by the end of October, 2015. This is the first Halal-certified instant miso soup ever produced in the miso industry. The newly developed “MISO SOUP Wakame” comes in miso paste packaged for individual servings. Mixed in the […]

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Organic Miso Series Marks 10th Anniversary of Organic Sales with New Features

Renewed Package and Two Additional Varieties Update Hikari Miso’s Flagship Product Hikari Miso announced that its long-selling “Organic Miso” product line has an updated package and added two new varieties to mark its 10th anniversary of organic product sales. The series initially launched in 1995 and quickly gained popularity with four unique varieties: “Red Type,” […]

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Soup Shokudo Adds Four More Varieties

Instant Soup Series Offers Wide Selection and Convenience for Everyday Meal Hikari Miso announced that four varieties will be added to its “Soup Shokudo” product line and will go on sale in grocery stores and supermarkets across Japan starting mid-March. The latest additions are: two flavors of “Goshurui no Kokumotsu to Genmai wo Oishiku Taberu […]

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Hikari Miso Introduces Low-sodium Products in Response to Today’s Dietary Needs

Low-sodium Miso, Instant Miso Soup, Soup Products Developed Jointly with Nutrition Clinic to Hit Shelves Hikari Miso announced a new low-sodium product line for spring/summer 2015, developed jointly with the Nutrition Clinic, Kagawa Nutrition University. This low-sodium Hikari Miso line of products will go on sale in grocery stores and supermarkets across Japan starting mid-March. […]

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Iijima Green Factory Expands Wastewater Management System

Inaugurated “Environmental Technology Center” Aims To Lower Environmental Impact November 18, 2014– Hikari Miso Co., Ltd. completed expansion of its wastewater management system at the Iijima Green Factory in Nagano Prefecture on October 2, 2014. The company also inaugurated “Environmental Technology Center,” a specialized department aimed at reducing the factory’s environmental impact. The third leading […]

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Hikari Miso Completes Construction of Logistics Center At Iijima Green Factory

Operations Begin Aug. 1 Aiming to Improve Product Quality Hikari Miso Co., Ltd. held an opening ceremony on August 1, 2014 for its new “Hikari Miso Logistics Center” upon construction completion within its Iijima Green Factory grounds in Iijima, Nagano Prefecture. The logistics center was built for the purpose of managing and controlling the quality […]

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“Kodawattemasu” Achieves Best-Selling Organic Miso in Japan Five Years Running

Market Share Steadily Increases in the Competitive Organic Miso Segment Hikari Miso announced that its certified organic “Kodawattemasu 750g” has reached number one in sales※1 in the organic miso segment in the past five consecutive years running 2009 to 2013, according to data gathered on KSP-POS※2. In response to this feat, the company will renew […]

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Trending Japanese Seasoning Debuts in North America

Hikari Miso Promotes Shio Koji with Online Sweepstakes Hikari Miso announced today that “Shio Koji,” a traditional Japanese seasoning, is now on sale and can be found in the refrigerated section of Japanese and Asian supermarkets and other select stores. The recent growing interest in fermented goods and its reputation as an all-purpose seasoning has […]

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Hikari Miso Joins Forces with Laura Santtini & Easy Tasty Magic to Spread The Word about Umami Deliciousness

Laura Santtini’s Taste # 5 Nobu Far Eastern Vegetarian Will Showcase Hikari Miso to the World Hikari Miso Co., Ltd. is delighted to announce a global collaboration with world flavor expert Laura Santtini, to supply its premium miso paste as a featured ingredient in the new Far Eastern Vegetarian Recipe of her signature product, Taste […]

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Hikari Miso Establishes the Hikari Institute of Fermentation Technology

Institute to Leverage Technology and Experience in Joint Research with Outside Organizations to Spread the Appeal of Miso Globally On January 5, 2012, Hikari Miso established the Hikari Institute of Fermentation Technology. The institute is headed by Dr. Kunio Onishi, who also serves as a senior managing director of Hikari Miso. The institute was created […]

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