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Soy sauce is a common ingredient in Asian households. If you’re a big fan of Asian cuisine, soy sauce is the secret behind the rich flavours of many dishes. Made from fermented soybeans, salt, water, and sometimes roasted grains, this sauce has an earthy flavour, making it an ideal all-purpose seasoning.

There are more than 100 types of soy sauces on the market, each containing different ingredients and using different methods of brewing. With so many to choose from, buying a quality one might seem difficult, but here are some options to help you on your next trip to the supermarket.

Best with no MSG

Lee Kum Kee’s premium soy sauce has no added chemicals or preservatives. It is brewed according to traditional and natural methods, and has a rich flavour and aroma. This is also a healthier alternative to other soy sauce brands!

2. Kikkoman Less Salt Soy Sauce 600ML
Best for keto and low carb diet
Best for keto and low carb diet
2. Kikkoman Less Salt Soy Sauce 600ML
Best for keto and low carb diet

Kikkoman’s soy sauce must be one of the nation's favourite. This all-purpose seasoning sauce is produced from carefully selected ingredients. It is a wonderful choice for your recipes and cooking needs. If you're looking to go on a keto diet, this is perfect for you as it contains 43% lesser salt compared to other soy sauces in the market. 

Best for Adobo

If you want to make the perfect Adobo, we recommend you try the Datu Puti soy sauce. Made from premium soy beans, this sauce will give you promising “linamnam”! Not too sweet or salty, it enhances the dishes that you make with additional flavour. 

4. Silver Swan Soy Sauce
Best for fried rice and ramen
Best for fried rice and ramen
4. Silver Swan Soy Sauce
Best for fried rice and ramen

Silver Swan Soy Sauce is one of the most popular options available in Philippines. Made using high-quality products, this sauce will give each and every dish some added zest. It is perfect to use at home, giving your fried rice and ramen the extra taste it needs. After all, it’s everyone’s favourite sauce for a reason!

5. Lauriat Soy Sauce
Best for Siomai and Kimbap
Best for Siomai and Kimbap
5. Lauriat Soy Sauce
Best for Siomai and Kimbap

Do you sometimes head out for some Siomai and Kimbap but end up disappointed with how salty or sweet they taste? With the Lauriat soy sauce, that won't be a problem anymore. Now you can make the perfect Siomai and Kimbap from the comfort of your own home too!

Best for diet plans

If you’re on a diet, it is recommended to avoid an over-consumption of salt and non-natural food. That makes this product brought to you by Bibliorganics ideal as it’s extracted from non-genetically modified soybeans that have been naturally fermented. Additionally, it contains no artificial flavoring or coloring and contains oligosaccharides to aid in digestion. 

Best to treat gout

According to research, soy sauce is capable of effectively reducing uric acid levels in your body - the main cause of gout. Naturally brewed from organic whole soybeans and organic whole wheat, this soy sauce contains 25% less sodium than regular soy sauce and is perfect for people with gout.

8. Marca Pina Soy Sauce 1L
Best to treat acid reflux
Best to treat acid reflux
8. Marca Pina Soy Sauce 1L
Best to treat acid reflux

As soy has a high alkaline mineral content and almost no sugar, they have an alkaline effect on the body after they are consumed. Due to this, soy sauce has alkaline properties that are perfect to neutralize your stomach acids. This one from Marca Pina will not just help ease your acid reflux, it’ll also enrich your food’s tanginess! 

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