The Jakoten of Hassui Kamaboko is produced with fresh hairtails and horse mackerels that can be eaten raw. Not only the meat, but the fish bones are also grinded and added to the minced meat. Jakoten is a healthy food that can be recommended to people of all ages with its calcium, minerals, and quality protein.
Once the minced meat is fried with oil, it becomes soft and tasty with an added crunchiness from the finely ground bones. Hassui Kamaboko has a fryer dedicated to just frying Jakoten. Through efficient collaboration between people and automation, they are able to mass produce high quality products and boast the highest production in the Shikoku area.
At Hassui Kamaboko, they are expanding thier sales from Ehime to West Japan and the Tokyo area. They strive to provide the customers with the utmost flavor and quality produced through combining the strengths in product development and the like with distributors such as major convenience store chains and bento (boxed lunch) chains.
The Yawatahama Port near Hassui Kamaboko is the base for trawl fishing. Every day, they go there to buy fresh fish and take them to the food preparation place that is a few minutes from the port. In order to cut off the heads, scales, and intestines of hairtail and horse mackerel appropriately for Hassui Jakoten’s main ingredients. Over 10 professionals use their skills acquired and passed down through time to prepare the food.
Hassui Kamaboko sticks to safety and security as well as palatability. The fishing ground, Uwa Sea, is one of Japan’s richest waters with abundant nutrients. Supreme fish that grew in waters where plankton flourish are taken to a highly controlled hygienic fish market.
The new plant built in 2006 to achieve food safety and security of Hassui Kamaboko obtained the “Ehime HACCP” or Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point certificate. With the specially controlled hygienic facility, the company strives to prevent food accidents such as foreign matter contamination and food poisoning to secure further safety.
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