Quiz: How much do you really know about soy sauce?

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Whether you splash it over your takeaway, use it to up the umami factor in sauces and marinades, or simply dip your sushi in it, one thing's for certain – soy sauce is a storecupboard staple. But how much do you really know about it?

True or false? Kikkoman means ‘10,000 turtle shells’ in Japanese.

  • True
  • False

True or false? A Pokémon edition of Kikkoman soy sauce is available to buy in Japan.

  • True
  • False

True or false? Japanese soy sauce tastes sweeter than Chinese soy sauce.

  • True
  • False

True or false? Kikkoman soy sauce contains high levels of unagi.

  • True
  • False

True or false? Kikkoman is the official supplier to the Japanese imperial court.

  • True
  • False

True or false? Soy sauce and soya sauce are two totally different things.

  • True
  • False

True or false? Roughly 300 different aroma components are produced during the Japanese soy sauce brewing process.

  • True
  • False

True or false? A Bloody Geisha cocktail contains tomato juice, soy sauce and vodka.

  • True
  • False

True or false? Kikkoman soy sauce dates back to the 18th century.

  • True
  • False

True or false? Soy sauce can be used as a substitute for mouthwash.

  • True
  • False

True or false? Kikkoman soy sauce is made with just four ingredients.

  • True
  • False

True or false? The iconic Kikkoman bottle was designed by the man behind the Japanese bullet train.

  • True
  • False

True or false? The Kikkoman bottle cap is designed to allow you to control the flow of your soy sauce.

  • True
  • False

True or false? In Japan, you can buy soy sauce flavour candy.

  • True
  • False

True or false? You can use Kikkoman soy sauce in place of both light and dark soy sauces.

  • True
  • False

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