About dried fish, Japanese food culture
Why is it a fish-shaped clothespin?
Dried fish was manufactured in Japan long ago, during the Jomon period.
Jomon pottery was excavated on the island of Tokyo,
Dried fish was made 4000 years ago.
In addition, the “Shosoin Document” of the Nara period describes dried fish.
In Japan, the food culture of dried fish has taken root for a long time.
An important food culture that has been passed down since ancient times in Japan.
It turns out that dried fish was a nutritious and long-lasting food that people loved.
Kitahi : dried small fish such as sardines
Suwayari : Dried fish made by chopping only fish such as salmon / trout.
Ahezukuri : Dried fish with the internal organs removed and dried
I will talk about the present era. Japanese food is now spreading all over the world
Japanese food culture has become a global standard.
Among them, dried fish is eaten all over the world including Asia.
There are variations of dried fish, from completely dried to semi-dried fish.
Exports are steadily increasing year by year by having many people eat them.
The fish-shaped clothespins we propose
do not only appeal Japanese food culture at home and abroad.
It exists as a symbol for solving environmental problems in the sea.
We put two thoughts into the dried clothespins we use every day.