Why are Bonito Flakes Better?

Why are bonito flakes quickly becoming the favorite condiment? Because it is Umami-licous! The bonito flakes umami note is used to provide a satisfying savoriness, a clean taste and alluring smokey fragrance for all types of dishes.



Types of Bonito Flakes

Yamaki USA introduces a variety of shapes and shaving styles depending on how the bonito flakes will be used in cooking. Easy to prep with a long shelf life, we specialize in a variety of cut widths and thicknesses that lends itself to a number of uses:

  • Hana-Katsuo: A Versatile All-Purpose Cut

  • Ito Kezuri (String): Ideal for Garnish

  • Atsu-Kezuri (Thicker): Bold Dashi Broth

  • Mild Kezuri: Smooth Silky Texture & Great for Toppings



Healthy Living

Yamaki USA bonito flakes are full of nutrients so you can use it as much as you'd like without the guilt. It is a delicious way to consume high amounts of protein, vitamins and minerals including iron, niacin, B12, Omega-3 (DHA & EPA), as well as all the essential amino acids required by the body for good health. Low in fat and sodium, Yamaki USA bonito flakes need no preparation to become a healthy part of of meal or snack.

For every 10g of bonito flakes, it contains:
  • Protein: 7.2g
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 3.5mg
  • Iron 0.7mg
  • DHA 50mg
  • EPA 9mg