Offering authentic Sanuki udon noodles has never been easier!


Sanuki udon is the most popular type of udon cuisine in the world

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Sanuki udon noodles, soft, chewy, bouncy, delicate, and thick noodles that give unique sensations when biting into the noodles. These are very simple noodles, made from wheat flours, water, salt, and vinegar but through rigorous production methods that have been modified over the years and cultivated by a number of specialty shops and professionals over the past decades. Sanuki Udon may be he world’s most delicious and delicate noodle cuisine. It is very simple, almost primitive form of cuisine that seems to entertain and satisfy consumers purely with superb noodles that are freshly made and cooked. People seem to flock to a specialty shop that is dedicated to servings a handful of same noodle menus and side dishes that are repeatedly made every day. There is a strong magnet in Sanuki Udon cuisine that keeps its customers queue up for their bowl of fresh udon noodles. It is the noodles they freshly make and cook every day. It is a unique food culture that has been cultivated in Kagawa prefecture over the past decades. It is the special taste and experience this place offers.

Bringing the real Sanuki udon from the most competitive place in the world


And there’s no better place to experience Sanuki udon other than Kagawa (a prefecture that used to be called, “Sanuki”) as there are hundreds of specialty Sanuki udon restaurants, each of which offers unique noodles in this prefecture. The statistics shows how much this cuisine is ingrained the people in this prefecture. The amount of money one household spends on dining at udon shops in Takamatsu city, the biggest city in Kagawa prefecture is number one by a large margin (1.72 times more than the 2nd place and 2.6 times more than the national average). The number of udon specialty shops per 100,000 in Kagawa is 64 shops compared to 43 shops in Gunma prefecture, which is in the 2nd place. So, this place is most severely competitive for udon shops, especially Sanuki udon cuisines. The fiercer the competition, the better one needs to be to survive in the markets. So, many udon specialties shops in Kagawa offer Sanuki udon noodles that satisfy those probably with the pickiest tastes for Sanuki udon.

How we may help you create Sanuki Udon experiences at your place.

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  1. Direct shipment of half-dry authentic Sanuki Udon noodles products from Sansyo
  2. Getting the Sanuki udon noodles products by Sansyo through a nearby local distributor – please contact us to see if there’s a supplier available in your region
  3. Getting training and consultation on how to make authentic Sanuki udon noodles from Yamato – please let us know if you’d like to start a business with Sanuki udon noodles of superb quality

All you need to start your own Sanuki Udon noodles from your business


Please let us know as much of your information (your interests, ideas, needs and wants, etc.).
The more information we have, the better we can respond to your requests. Thank you.

Sansyo has been making superb authentic Sanuki udon noodles for over the past 35 years

Sanuki udon noodles have been traditionally made by hand and served at udon restaurants in Kagawa prefecture, which used to be called “Sanuki”. But, making udon noodles by hand requires a lot of energies and muscles and consumes many noodle making artisans who retire early due to the hard work. 
And, because production of these noodles requires years of experiences, proper production methods, and right ingredients, it would be difficult for anyone to manufacture them in quantity with consistent quality.
Headquartered in one of the most competitive markets in the world for Sanuki udon cuisines, Sansyo has been manufacturing authentic Sanuki udon noodles to consumers across Japan as well as supplying quality noodles to businesses that relay on its superb noodles for the past 37 years.
By focusing on scientifically proven production methods of quality udon noodles, Sansyo manages to supply superb noodles that are as delicious as those made by noodle making professionals with more than 10 years of experiences. Sansyo makes it easier for anyone to serve superb Sanuki udon noodles with their half-dry noodles (90-day-shelf life). Please try their noodles to see how it is possible for you to serve authentic Sanuki noodles.

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