Meru Miso

Meru Miso

Miso + Koji Products Launceston

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Tasmanian made Miso & Koji. Enjoy the same Miso used by Australia’s best Chefs, at home.

Meru Miso is Australia’s premier producer of authentic Australian-made Miso. We specialise in crafting high quality, flavoursome, certified organic Miso and Koji.

You will find our award-winning Miso and Koji products across Australia’s finest specialty and grocery stores and in our online store. Our range is featured on menus in Australia’s leading restaurants and is the secret weapon of Australia’s most celebrated chefs. 

Our range of Miso and Koji is best described as uniquely delicate, treating your tastebuds to flavours of sweet, savoury and the elusive fifth taste, known as Umami. 

The secret to our success is sourcing only the finest organic and biodynamic Australian ingredients, without compromise. Our Miso and Koji is produced using traditional Japanese techniques in Australia, resulting in naturally fermented Miso and Koji that is rich in enzymes, probiotics and antioxidants.

When Chris and Meagan de Bono finished up their respective careers in the Royal Australian Navy, Chris as a Navigator and Meagan as a Logistician, they knew that they wanted to do something that genuinely contributed to people’s health and wellbeing.

They are passionate about food and food systems and are acutely aware that most processed foods contain ingredients that are better to be avoided. While they were learning more about food systems and how they might make a difference, they stumbled across miso and they quickly learned that no one was making miso in Australia.

Miso is a largely undiscovered superfood that is much more than just miso soup. In Japanese cuisine, miso is often used as a general seasoning, much the same way that soy sauce is used in Chinese cooking, or that we use salt and pepper in European cooking. 

Chris and Meagan are on a mission to provide people with real food and introduce more people to miso and the many ways that it can be used.

What is Miso?

Firstly, it’s much, much more than Miso Soup. Miso is a paste made from fermented Koji (usually rice, but can be barley or other grains), cooked soybeans and salt all mashed up together, and this combination gives us a savoury, salty, earthy, sometimes sweet paste that packs a umami punch when added to your favourite foods. 

Find us

Find us in Independent Grocers & Health Food Stores across Australia. Range will vary per retailer.