[Sempio] Yangjo Soy Sauce 501 (860ml)


Sempio Yangjo Soy Sauce 501

Korea's #1 Best-Selling Soy Sauce

[Sempio] Yangjo Soy Sauce 501 

Sempio's 501 Soy Sauce is Korea's #1 Best-Selling Soy Sauce.

Sempio has mastered the art of soy sauce. They have spent 70+ years brewing Soy Sauce in the traditional way. This 501 Soy Sauce is their flagship product. It's a super-premium grade soy sauce, with a Total Nitrogen value of 1.5 (details below). A high TN value indicates a high amount of soybean protein, which translates to deep, rich flavor. Sempio's 501 Soy Sauce has become the go-to soy sauce for Korea.

But do I need a premium soy sauce? Well, Soy Sauce is the most-frequently used ingredient in Korean cooking. If you plan to cook Korean food regularly, then yes, invest into a high-quality sauce!

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ane S.S.
Best soy sauce!

The go-to soy sauce I use when cooking my Korean recipes. It has a more salter and sweeter flavour than the soy sauce Kikkoman. Also think Kikkoman is a little bit more sour than this. So this is essential to your Korean cooking!

Metodi N.
Amazing soy sauce!

Will keep it short: Great soy sauce which outclasses anything brewed locally in Europe! Also I'm loving that it has a different taste than the other high tier soy sauce available on our continent - Kikkoman! So a general rule of thumb: Use this soy sauce for marinades and stir fries! Keep Kikkoman more bitter taste for Sushi!

Product Highlights

  • Sempio's 501 Soy Sauce is naturally-brewed (no chemical processing)
  • 501 Soy Sauce is filtered through a 5-stage process (very clean finish)
  • Available in 930ml bottle (large size)
Product In Brief

Full Ingredients List

Water, Soybean, Wheat, Sea Salt,
Liquid Fructose, Fermented Alcohol, Yeast

    Storage Tips

    Expiration period: 2 years

    Before opening, store in a dry, cool area

    After opening, best to keep in refrigerator

      What to Make

      Used in virtually every Korean dish

      Soy Sauce Braised Eggs, Jangjorim, Banchan

      Season Stews, Marinate Meat, Flavor Stir-Frys

        About the Brand

        Sempio has been making soy sauce since 1946.

        It's Korea's oldest and most-renowned soy sauce brand.

          What is Total Nitrogen Value?

          Total Nitrogen (TN) indicates how much soybean protein is found in the soy sauce. As soybeans ferment, they release protein in the form of nitrogen. The longer the beans ferment, the more nitrogen they produce. A higher TN number indicates higher quality. The grading scale is as follows:

          1%  is average | 1.3% is premium | 1.5 - 1.8% is super-premium
          Sempio's 501 Soy Sauce is 1.5% >> Super Premium 

          How is this marketed in Korea?

          "If you want to cook well, it starts with a high quality Soy Sauce.
          That's why I only use Sempio's 501. Why? It's Korea #1 Soy Sauce." 

          Product faq

          Q: How big is 930 ml size?
          Q: Is it gluten free?
          Q: What is the full ingredients list?
          Q: Does this need to be refrigerated after opening?
          Q: Should I buy Sempio's 701 Soy Sauce instead - its higher quality?

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          About The Brand

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          Sempio is Korea's oldest and most renowned Soy Sauce brand. It's the go-to Soy Sauce for many homecooks. In fact, Sempio has over 65% of the entire consumer market! Start here if you're new to Korean cooking.   

          That's it folks!