Flaking fad? Japan opens bonito plant in France

Dec 16, 2016

Flaking fad? Japan opens bonito plant in France

They came to France from Japan with one idea: to establish a factory for authentic dried bonito flakes, a key ingredient in Japanese cuisine that is rare in Europe. Dried bonito fish, also known as katsuobushi, has a distinct umami flavor and is the main ...

Sep 1, 2016

Bonito flake firm opens factory in France

Gourmets in Europe may soon taste a difference in dishes at local Japanese restaurants as the production of authentic katsuobushi — or dried bonito flakes, a crucial ingredient in Japanese cuisine — will shortly begin in France. Makurazaki France Katsuobushi Co., a company headquartered in ...