WHAT IS YONDU?2020-05-26T17:57:20-04:00

Yondu is a vegetable umami sauce made from triple-fermented beans and umami-rich vegetables.

It is 100% natural, organic, vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO with no added flavors or preservatives.

Yondu adds instant savory flavor to any dish without an overpowering taste or color; a great alternative to fish sauce, bouillons, stock and liquid aminos.

Great for plant-rich cooking.

HOW IS YONDU MADE?2020-05-26T17:57:12-04:00

Non-GMO organic soybeans are triple-fermented over the course of 100 days, then blended with the savory broth of onions, white radishes, leeks, cabbage, carrots, shiitake mushrooms, ginger and garlic to create Yondu’s unique flavor that enhances the taste of a variety of cuisines.

HOW DO I USE YONDU?2020-05-26T17:56:59-04:00

Check out our recipes section for some ideas! Add a couple drops of Yondu in your cooking where you would typically use salt. Yondu works by enhancing food’s natural flavors, rather than adding a new flavor to your cooking. Add a splash to soups and broths, onto sautéed vegetables, and into sauces to add richness to your cooking quickly and effortlessly.

WHO MAKES YONDU?2020-05-26T17:56:46-04:00

Yondu is made by Sempio Foods Company, a third-generation family-owned business dedicated to developing and innovating traditional Korean food culture. Since 1946, Sempio has been perfecting world-class ingredients and condiments like gochujang, doenjang, ssamjang and ganjang in Korea, where vegetables are the hero of every meal. Alongside our Fermentation Research Center and global chefs, Sempio seeks to capture the world’s best flavors.

WHERE CAN I BUY YONDU?2020-07-06T14:21:25-04:00

Yondu is available online via Amazon for individual bottles and directly through us for bulk orders (w/ 20% off and free shipping).

Yondu is available in stores at specialty grocers in New York, New Jersey and San Francisco. For an updated list of stores, check out our Buy Yondu page. Please contact us at info@yondu.us to find out more or for business inquiries.


For our regular 9.3 Fl oz. bottle of Yondu

Yondu is shelf-stable so you can store it wherever is most convenient for you (stovetop, pantry, fridge, etc.). If you plan on using it sparingly,  you can put it in the fridge to slow down the natural darkening/aging process.