Korea's distinctive "Sempio" brand means "spring" as natural water springs. Pure spring water are essential to life itself and to rivers that flow to the ocean. And they are just as essential to making quality soy sauce. The brand name also denotes the meaning of being the spring or source of quality foods, namely soy sauce made through dedicated efforts.
"Sempio" is Korea's oldest and most renowned commercial brand of soy sauce, and its great popularity among homemakers attests to its brand power. Sempio has a long list of other achievements as well: it established Korea's first specialty soy sauce research facility, built the world's largest soy sauce manufacturing facility, developed Korea's first traditional soy sauce, commercialized bean paste, and had all products officially recognized as outstanding for their quality. Through superior technology and product quality, Sempio continues to lead the Korean soy sauce and condiment markets.
Sempio centers its business on traditional Korean sauces and pastes such as soy sauce, bean paste and red pepper paste; salt, vinegar and other condiments to bring out flavor and appetites; such agricultural and marine foodstuffs as canned marinated foods; and its Fontana brand of flavorings based on traditional Western recipes. With more than six decades of excellence in meeting consumer demands, Sempio applies the latest technology and research to develop a continual flow of new and ever-improved products of excellence.