PRESS

Buzzfeed
"Bachan's Japanese barbecue sauce, aka the most delicious thing in existence." 
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Saveur
"Use a squirt to add umami and sweetness to any barbecue dish—Japanese or not—or add to fried rice, noodles, or simple stir-frys." 
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Thrillist
"Here was a product legions of friends and family have loved and sought out, an opportunity to continue to be an entrepreneur, and a way of continuing to connect with his family." 
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Sunset Magazine

"We taste a lot of food here at Sunset, all in the line of duty. While we love a laboriously lovely kitchen project that takes hours and hours (name check: sourdough), fast flavor and satisfaction are often the name of the game. So when we vetted, tasted, and selected this year’s winners of the Pantry Awards, it’s no wonder that sauces, pastas, condiments, and snacks figured so heavily in the final selection. We want comfort. We want convenience. And, yes, we want major flavor."
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Saveur Magazine
"Umamiest Way to Respect Your Elders. "Just like Grandma used to make." Could there be a more disingenuous marketing claim? In the case of this teriyaki-ish sauce, however, Justin Gill follows the recipe of his bachan (Japanese for "granny") to the letter."
Forbes
"Inspired by the versatile, soy-based sauce his grandmother (Bachan means 'granny' in Japanese) created and used in her kitchen.." 
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Chowhound
"As a kid, founder Justin Gill’s grandma (aka, Bachan) taught him how to make her recipe for a Japanese BBQ sauce." 
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Cool Hunting
"This bbq sauce is unlike North American iterations: it’s less viscous, less sweet and has a bold flavor with just the right amount of umami." 
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Men's Journal
"Any foodie in your family will love this divine sauce that basically tastes like
homemade teriyaki—but bumped up 10 notches." 
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Nosh
"Bachan’s honors not only a tried and true family recipe, but the importance of high quality ingredients." 
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CNBC
"With the richness found in the best teriyaki sauces and the smokiness of American BBQ classics,
Bachan’s will quickly become the go-to staple for marinades and adding a little extra flavor to your food." 
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Dieline
"Keeping true to its original recipe, the now packaged sauce is still created in small batches with authentic Japanese ingredients." 
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The Press Democrat
"Gill noticed that most other teriyaki sauces on the market were watered down with filler oils, emulsifiers and preservatives. That didn’t set well with Gill.. "Japanese food is about simple, fresh ingredients," he said." 
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