Image from 17th Century Edo Japan of Koji Manufacturing and Storage

Title

Image from 17th Century Edo Japan of Koji Manufacturing and Storage

Subject

Soy Sauce Manufacturing

Description

An image produced in the late 17th century that gives insight into the nuances of the process, tools used, and care given in Koji Production. Koji is a type of unrefined soy sauce that is treated with microorganisms in order to produce fermentation.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Life in the Edo Period

Publisher

http://www.soyinfocenter.com/

Date

1690

Contributor

Patrick Janeczko

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

[no text]

Format

JPEG image 405 * 340

Language

Japanese

Type

Illustration

Identifier

[no text]

Coverage

Scholarship in Early Modern Japanese agricultural and industrial processes

Files

Illustration of Man Carrying Koji.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Image from 17th Century Edo Japan of Koji Manufacturing and Storage,” Food origins, accessed October 22, 2020, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/86.