Half century after creation, Kikkoman bottle symbolizes soy sauce in much of world

February 10, 2015 10:30 AM

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Half century after creation, Kikkoman bottle symbolizes soy sauce in much of world

Soy sauce bottles are placed on the table with chopsticks and other condiments at a restaurant in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. It’s a simple glass bottle with a red top that has become a symbol of soy sauce in Japan and much of the world. More than half a century after its creation, the Kikkoman soy sauce bottle remains a familiar and comforting shape on restaurant and dining room tables in many countries. The bottle’s designer, Kenji Ekuan, died Saturday, Feb. 7 of a heart condition at age 85. Japanese on the bottle reads: Premium unprocessed soybeans soy sauce. Japanese on the red bottle reads: Seven flavored red pepper. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) (The Associated Press)

A chef picks up a bottle of soy sauce at a restaurant in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. It’s a simple glass bottle with a red top that has become a symbol of soy sauce in Japan and much of the world. More than half a century after its creation, the Kikkoman soy sauce bottle remains a familiar and com...

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