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Choshi factory

"Yamasa Choshi factory"
Yamasa's production base that boasts of operations of more than 350 years.

In 1645, Yamasa has started brewing soy sauce in Choshi, Chiba. Since then, Yamasa soy sauce has known widely as the products stuck to quality. At the end of Edo period, middle of 19th century, soy sauce was appointed as the best grade soy sauce by the Shogunate for that quality. Now, Yamasa Chosi factory has the 1st and 2nd factory in the area around 23 hectare (about the size of 4 Tokyo dome), where soy sauce and soy sauce related seasonings have produced and shipped out. Yamasa Choshi accepts the plant tour, which customers can see Moromi (Brewing) tank and fermentation process. Also, customers can buy Yamasa products at the store in plant.
Narita factory

"Yamasa Narita factory"

In 2011, the second factory for Yamasa in Japan has started. In September2011, Yamasa's second domestic factory has completed at 'Narita NewIndustrial Park' in Narita,Chiba. Brewing process of soy sauce stays inChoshi factory. In Narita factory, there has been production of Tsuyu, Tare(soy sauce related seasoning), bottling and packaging process of soy sauce,Tusyu and Tare. Also, logistic center which directly connected to productionprocess has build up.This operates as a Yamasa's core base of logistic.
Outline of
Choshi factory of Yamasa Corporation
2-10-1 Araoicho, Choshi, Chiba,
288-0056, Japan
About 230,000 square meters
☻Main products
Soy sauce, various seasonings, pharmaceutical products and others
☻Factory visit
(reservation required)
Reservation desk hours
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Required time
About 50 minutes
(reservation required)
*Only the 20 minutes video viewing is available when the factory is closed. To apply, call the factory visit desk at 81-479-22-9809 or Administration section of the head office at 81-479-22-0095.
Outline of
Narita factory of Yamasa Corporation
452-5 Sengen, Narita, Chiba,
287-0206, Japan
About 91,000 square meters
☻Main products
Soy sauce, various seasonings
September 2011

U.S.A. factory

"U.S.A. Salem factory"
Yamasa's first overseas factory

Yamasa's first overseas factory was completed in Salem, Oregon, in the United States in 1994. The factory is 65,000 square feet wide and is located on premises of 25 acres developed by the Oregon State Government as an industrial area. The factory is equipped with the most advanced facilities to produce "Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce." Currently, Yamasa soy sauce is shipped out from the factory to many places throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Outline of Salem factory of Yamasa Corporation U.S.A.
3500 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, Oregon 97302-1154, U.S.A.
25 acres (About 100,000 square meters)
☻Main products
Japanese soy sauce, and seasonings
July 1994
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