- Outside of Asia, soya sauce was first sold in the Netherlands
- The Kikkoman soy sauce bottle design was invented by a Japanese sailor.
- The designer, Kenji Ekuan was awarded the 2003 Lucky Strike Designer Awards and is displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
- Soya sauce contains 10 times the anti-oxidants found in red wine
- Soya sauce takes 6 months to make