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[Product of Japan] Mutenka Hatcho Miso (Traditional Artisanal Dark Miso) 八丁味噌 - 10.05 Ounce
Details: Maruya Hatcho miso is the oldest existing Hatcho miso maker in Japan. Situated in the heart of the Mikawa district of Aichi prefecture (approximately 60km east of Nagoya city), Hatcho miso draws its name from its proximity to the seat of power of Japan’s first Shogun, Ieyasu Tokugawa. Maruya Hatcho miso is made according to strictly traditional measures. Pure soybeans are steamed and then mashed. This then dusted with Koji. Around 6 tons of Maruya Hatcho miso is made according to strictly traditional measures. First, soybeans are steamed and mashed, then dusted with Koji. Around 6 tons of soybean mash is then mixed into large wooden vat, with pure sea salt and natural spring water. Finally, the vat is then sealed with a lid, and up to 4 tons of river stones (weights) are placed on top. Most of the vats in use at.