Marukome Boy is the face of Japan’s #1 miso company. He is beloved in Japan and is becoming very popular in the United States as well. He goes to all sorts of healthy food expos to promote the goodness of miso and koji. He loves doing arts and crafts and creating new healthy recipes using Marukome miso. His favorite part of the United States Marukome Factory in Irvine is that it’s so close to the beach, which he visits whenever he isn’t busy promoting the health benefits of miso.
Marukome Boy was born and raised in Nagano Prefecture. He is so happy to be part of Japan’s favorite miso company that he has made it his mission to spread the health benefits of miso to the rest of the world. His travel schedule is very busy and always changing, but if he doesn’t have time to make up new and delicious recipes, he keeps himself happy and healthy with a steady stock of instant miso soup—it’s easy to make and it brings some consistency to his busy life. If he hasn’t visited your town yet, come find him on social media and see what he’s been up to.