Cooks Illustrated Magazine highest rated shoyu and only 'Highly Recommended' brand. Non-GMO whole soybeans and wheat transformed by brew masters skilled in traditional methods. Aged in cedar wood casks for two years. Complex, rich, clean flavor. It melds, brightens, and brings out depth of character in any food. George Ohsawa called this soy sauce 'tamari'. This shoyu soy sauce is macrobiotic 'tamari' soy sauce.