Aloha ShoyuFlavors Of Hawai'i
Aloha Shoyu From Hawai’i
Soy sauce was created 2,200 years ago during the Western Han dynasty of ancient China. The liquid condiment is traditionally made from a fermented soybean paste, roasted grain, brine, and kōji mold (Japanese). It contains a strong savory, umami flavor.
The Aloha Shoyu™ Company has survived through competition to become one of today’s market
leaders in Soy Sauce sales in Hawai’i.
Five O’ahu Local Japanese families established a small shoyu (soy sauce) manufacturing plant was established in Kalihi, Hawai’i in 1946.
The name Aloha Shoyu reflects their deeply rooted Hawai’i heritage blended with their Japanese origin. Aloha, a term widely used as a greeting, also signifies important values in the Hawaiian culture, which includes kindness, unity, humility and perseverance. Shoyu, a term widely accepted in Hawai’i originated from Japan and refers to what the rest of the world knows as soy sauce.
Over the years the Aloha Shoyu™ Company’s product line has grown from just soy sauces, to include a variety of island and Asian influenced sauces, marinades, and vinegars meeting the changing and expanding expectations of the consumer.