Types of Miso

Miso's fermentation and aging process involves a multitude of factors, the slightest variation of which can result in vastly different tastes, colors and textures. This is reflected in the more than 1,300 types of miso that can be found throughout Japan, each with its own distinct flavor.

A large portion of the contents of this page are taken from the Miso Online site of the Japan Miso Promotion Board.