Ceres Organics organic misos are made with organically grown soybeans with either barley or brown rice. They're naturally fermented and aged in a traditional manner handed down by Miso masters through generations. No chemicals or additives are used in the process.
While misos natural deliciousness and unique health properties have led to its modern-day popularity, it was originally Buddhist Monks that spread the word on miso throughout Japan. Because these misos are unpasteurised, they're packed with abundance of active digestive assisting enzymes. They make a rich, fullbodied,and satisfying soup, and add concentrated flavour and goodness to stir-fries, marinades, sauces, dips and dressings.
Barley 50%, Whole Soybeans 34%, Sea Salt, Water, Koji (Aspergillus Oryzae)
Serve Size 10g Average per Serving Average per 100g Energy (kj) 66 661 Protein (g) 1.1 11.3 Fat, Total (g) 0.6 6.2 - Saturated (g) 0.1 1.3 Carbohydrate (g) 1.0 10.3 - Sugars (g) 0.8 7.5 Dietary Fibre (g) 0.6 6.1 Sodium (mg) 428 4280
Ceres was founded in 1982, when a biodynamic and organic fresh produce stand run by Juliet Lamont premiered at the Michael Park School fair in Auckland. As a mother, Juliet wanted to feed her two boys organic food, but it wasn't readily available in stores at the time. So she took the initiative to find others wanting organic food and called on organic farmers she knew to supply what they produced. The stall was so successful that Juliet began a weekly organic co-op out of her garage in Mt. Wellington. A teacher at heart, Juliet returned to her first love in 1990, handing Ceres over to Noel and Rodnie as directors. Ceres Organics became the first EcoSocial certified company in New Zealand, a certification that recognises an ethical and socially responsible sourcing philosophy based in the company's operations. EcoSocial is a fair trade certification based on organic principles and social justice headquartered in Brazil alongside the Brazilian biodynamic movement The Ceres Organics journey onwards continues with a 120 co-worker team, a strong guiding philosophy and new developments on the horizon.