Frequent Asked Questions

Q: Where is the lot code/how do I read it?


San-J prints a Best Before Date on its products. The code is read MONTH, DAY, YEAR. For example, JAN0120 means the product is best before January 1, 2020. This code refers to unopened product.
The Best Before Date can be found in the following locations:

Tamari/Shoyu & Asian Cooking Sauces: Printed in ink on the neck of the bottle.

White Miso & Wakame Soups: Imprinted on the front of the package in the lower right hand corner

Brown Rice Crackers: Printed on the bottom of the package

Portion Packs: Printed on the case

Travel Packs: Sticker on the bottom of the box