Kyuemon, a distinguished Japanese brand, is deeply devoted to the art of crafting exceptional products rooted in the world of katsuobushi, the revered bonito flakes. Central to their philosophy is the belief in the life-sustaining properties of this unique ingredient. This core belief drives their unwavering commitment to delivering authentic, high-quality products.

To maintain authenticity in their offerings, Kyuemon meticulously sources bonito directly from Makurazaki, Kagoshima Prefecture, renowned for its superior fish quality. Their selection process is highly selective, focusing on bonito with low-fat content, ideal for producing top-notch bonito flakes.

In an ever-evolving world, Kyuemon remains steadfast in honoring tradition. They rely on their finely tuned senses to ensure that each step of the process results in consistent quality, even as the times change.

The final product, known as "bonkarebushi," undergoes a maturation process that lasts approximately six months to a year, enhancing the flavor, aroma, and dashi stock transparency—a hallmark of Japanese cuisine. These dried bonito flakes are characterized by a beautiful ruby color and emit a high-pitched drying sound when struck together.

These characteristics reflect the dedication, craftsmanship, and unwavering commitment behind Kyuemon's exceptional bonito flakes, ensuring a genuine and high-quality product that pays homage to tradition and craftsmanship enriching Japanese cuisine.

Kyuemon maintains unwavering commitment to tradition and their philosophy that "genuine bonito flakes are born only after being touched 100 times with one's hands." The final product, "bonkarebushi," matures over time, offering the exquisite aroma, flavor, and transparency cherished in Japanese cuisine, reflecting the dedication and craftsmanship behind Kyuemon's exceptional bonito flakes.
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