The delicious fish sauce brands of Phan Thiet and Phu Quoc

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Delicious traditional fish sauce is the soul and quintessence of Vietnamese cuisine. Because fish sauce is indispensable in all dishes, choosing a good brand is what everyone wants. Marinating meat, fish stock, stir-frying vegetables, cooking soup, boiling, salad, … must have a strong, fragrant and characteristic taste of fish sauce. Not only in Vietnamese culinary culture, but also in the dining style in each family, the fish sauce seems to permeate each person’s taste, from childhood to adulthood. That taste is memory, childhood and tradition, it deeply affects the taste of each person. Therefore, no matter the age, no matter where they are, every Vietnamese person cannot forget the strong fermented aroma, the salty, tender but delicate taste of fish protein in a cup of homeland fish sauce

However, on the market today, there are too many brands of fish sauce with all kinds, which are traditional fish sauce, fish sauce, fish sauce, industrial fish sauce … that makes housewives have to “Dizziness, headache” to choose to buy delicious and quality fish sauce. Therefore, the information in the article below will provide housewives with reputable, quality and safe traditional fish sauce brands.

Types of fish sauce on the market today

To choose a delicious and pure fish sauce, first you need to know what kind of fish sauce there are? How to distinguish? Which fish sauce is delicious? How is fish sauce quality? Currently, on the market there are quite a few types of fish sauce but is divided into two main types: traditional fish sauce and prepared fish sauce.

Traditional pure fish sauce

Traditional fish sauce is a fish sauce produced by traditional methods such as maturing, stirring, pressing, mixing … However, each method uses two main ingredients: anchovies and salt. After that, this mixture will be marinated at an appropriate ratio (each locality will have its own ratio, depending on regional tastes, but the “golden” ratio is 3 fish: 1 salt) and brewed in wooden tents or jars.

This process is completely natural, using digestive enzymes available in the gut of fish to inhibit bacteria, converting protein in fish meat to protein in fish sauce.

After 12-24 months, it will be possible to filter out pure rin fish sauce (also known as fish sauce). This traditional 1 fish sauce will have a strong aroma from the hydrolysis of the fish. However, depending on the type of fish in each fishing ground, each different way of brewing, the fish sauce in each locality will have a different flavor.

Traditional-pure-atrial-fish-sauce
Traditional pure atrial fish sauce

Traditional rin fish sauce (fish sauce right) will be yellow brown to brown cockroach wings, depending on the type of fish brewed. It is the first layer of fish sauce, pure and unprocessed, achieving high protein content from fish. Pure delicious fish sauce will taste salty at the tip of the tongue, then gradually turn into sweet and fatty in the aftertaste. In addition, the right fish sauce is usually not much quantity and the price is usually higher than other types of fish sauce.

In particular, traditional fish sauce is naturally fermented from fish and salt, and does not use preservatives, so during use, the fish sauce is exposed to the air, and for a long time, the color of the fish sauce will darken and darken. . It is a normal reaction of pure delicious fish sauce, housewives do not need to worry.

Fish sauce has been prepared

Prepared fish sauce is obtained from diluting traditional fish sauce, then adding a variety of additives such as flavor enhancers, colorants, preservatives, protein enhancers, emulsifiers, … Therefore, it only takes one to two days for a bottle of prepared fish sauce to be shipped and delivered to consumers at a very low price.

Industrial-fish-sauce
Industrial fish sauce

With the ingredients “artificial”, the prepared fish sauce will have a brackish sweetness of the chemical sugar and flavor. When tasting you will feel it immediately, the sweetness will dissolve quickly on the tip of the tongue and does not leave behind. In addition, when used for a long time, the prepared fish sauce still retains a beautiful straw yellow color, with no color change when exposed to the air.

After identifying two main types of fish sauce on the market, housewives can confidently choose the right quality fish sauce for the whole family. Here are the famous and reputable traditional fish sauce brands from the two big “fishing grounds” producing Vietnamese fish sauce, Phan Thiet and Phu Quoc, for reference!

The brands of Phan Thiet fish sauce

Referring to Phan Thiet, people will immediately think of the ideal tourist space with golden sea, white sand, blue sun, but few people know that this place is the capital of old Vietnamese fish sauce, is the first place to produce traditional fish sauce.

The famous fish sauce companies such as “Three crabs”, “Hong Huong”, … were also born in this Phan country.
Therefore, the brands of Phan Thiet fish sauce are always trusted by many people and choose to buy for family meals.

Tĩn Fish sauce

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Fish sauce is delicious anchovies

Tĩn fish sauce – the first and only fish sauce brand associated with the Fish Sauce Museum in Vietnam. With the formula of more than 300 years from Xua Fishing Village, Tĩn fish sauce is extremely valuable “fish sauce, first water”. The fish sauce is brown in color, has a salty taste at the tip of the tongue, then gradually turns into a sweet, fragrant flavor in the aftertaste. Having that characteristic taste is thanks to the carefully selected ingredients: large, fatty, fresh anchovies and pure salt. After 12 long months of being in a wooden barrel of Litsea, Tĩn fish sauce is naturally fermented, achieving high levels of protein and pure fish meat, extremely safe for the health of consumers. Tam fish sauce – there is a kind of fish sauce, the first one, committed to pure protein from anchovies, in a very unique ceramic vase.

Ngọc Định Fish sauce

Ngọc Định Fish sauce – Traditional fish sauce brand is quite famous for Rang fishing village in Mui Ne. Ngoc Dinh fish sauce is produced by traditional methods, with two main ingredients, which are carefully selected anchovies and salt seeds, giving a strong aroma and rich flavor, stimulating the taste buds for delicious meals.

Ngoc Dinh fish sauce
Ngoc Dinh fish sauce

Ngoc Dinh Fish sauce has many fish sauce products, according to the protein content and capacity, the price is quite diverse, suitable for consumers to choose.

Dì Mười Tiếp Fish sauce

Fish sauce phan set aunt ten next
Fish sauce phan set aunt ten next

Speaking of Ham Tien and Phan Thiet, everyone knows about the long-standing traditional fish sauce production facility of Dì Mười Tiếp. Produced in an heirloom recipe, with two ingredients, anchovies in Phan Thiet waters and carefully selected clean salt, Dì Mười Tiếp fish sauce has an attractive brown-yellow color, with a delicious and rich flavor. Dì Mười Tiếp fish sauce – a brand of traditional fish sauce that many Phan people choose to buy for family meals.

Bà Hai Fish sauce

For tourists who have visited Phan Thiet, it is certainly impossible not to know the brand of traditional Bà Hai Fish sauce. This is one of the oldest and famous fish sauce production establishments in Phan Thiet. Bà Hai – the founder of this brand is a swarming woman, once brewing fish and salt herself, carrying them to sell along the streets of Phan Thiet. Gathering, accumulated for many years, she finally built her own brand of fish sauce.

Phan Thiet fish sauce is delicious in Ba Hai
Phan Thiet fish sauce is delicious in Ba Hai

With its own production method and formula, Bà Hai fish sauce has a beautiful yellow cockroach wing color, has a salty taste on the tip of the tongue and a light stick in the end, very delicious. Since then, Bà Hai fish sauce has gradually asserted its position in the traditional fish sauce industry in Phan Thiet.

Phú Quốc fish sauce brands

Phu Quoc is known as the Pearl Island – the largest and precious island in Vietnam. Phu Quoc is not only an ideal tourist “paradise” with pristine beaches, bold historical relics … but also famous for the craft village of producing traditional fish sauce. system. With an extremely rich source of seafood, Phu Quoc’s fish sauce is highly appreciated for its quality and favored by many people. It can be said, if Phan Thiet fish sauce ranks first in terms of quality and taste, the second place is Phu Quoc fish sauce.

Hưng Thịnh Fish sauce

Talking about the traditional fish sauce of “Pearl Island”, first to mention Hưng Thịnh Fish sauce. This is considered one of the most prestigious and famous traditional fish sauce brands in Phu Quoc.

Hưng Thịnh Fish sauce is made from anchovies caught in Phu Quoc fishing grounds and clean salt, brewed and sun dried in traditional methods, so high protein is obtained from fish. Fish sauce is bold and delicious, suitable for dipping with dishes or marinating foods before cooking.

Phan Thiet Hung Thinh fish sauce
Phan Thiet Hung Thinh fish sauce

Hưng Thịnh traditional fish sauce is produced under a closed process, meeting the standards of food hygiene and safety HACCP, ensuring safety for the health of consumers. Currently, Hưng Thịnh fish sauce also offers many other product lines such as: Large fish sauce, golden fish sauce, premium fish sauce, Phu Quoc specialty fish sauce … so that consumers can easily choose choose.

Specialties Phu Quoc Khải Hoàn Fish sauce

If we talk about the traditions and the long-standing in the fish sauce industry, surely we cannot miss Khải Hoàn fish sauce. This is one of the fish sauce houses classified as “old age” and very famous in Phu Quoc.

With anchovies caught directly at Phu Quoc fishing ground and brewed in large wooden barrels, Khai Hoan fish sauce drips out golden brown fish sauce droplets with high protein content from fish, rich in flavor. , delicious. Khai Hoan fish sauce is produced under a very strict management process, ensuring safety for the health of consumers.

Ông Kỳ Fish sauce

Phu Quoc fish sauce Ong Ky

With anchovies caught directly at Phu Quoc fishing ground and brewed in large wooden barrels, Khai Hoan fish sauce drips out golden brown fish sauce droplets with high protein content from fish, rich in flavor. , delicious. Khai Hoan fish sauce is produced under a very strict management process, ensuring safety for the health of consumers.
Ong Ky fish sauce is a high-end traditional fish sauce line of Khai Hoan company. With a source of fresh, delicious anchovies, carefully selected and clean salt, Ong Ky fish sauce is brewed in wooden tents and naturally fermented. After 12 months of fermentation, the fish sauce will be distilled with reddish brown color, rich in taste and natural deliciousness. Ong Ky fish sauce is considered one of the specialties of the Pearl Island, that anyone who has the opportunity to visit this place wants to bring back as a gift.

Phụng Hưng Fish Sauce

Phụng Hưng fish sauce is a brand of traditional fish sauce that was born in the late 1990s. From small fishing boats, Phụng Hưng fish sauce gradually builds up large fish sauce houses and becomes a brand of fish sauce. prestige Phu Quoc. With fresh and delicious ingredients, caught directly from Phu Quoc fishing ground, Phung Hung fish sauce is brown in color, fragrant and rich in flavor.

Ông Kỳ Fish sauce

Phu Quoc Phung Hung fish sauce

Phụng Hưng fish sauce is produced by heirloom method with closed technology, does not use preservatives, ensures food safety and health for consumers.

Thịnh Phát Fish sauce

Thịnh Phát fish sauce is a brand of traditional fish sauce of Phu Quoc with over 50 years of “age” and is passed down to 3 generations. Produced by traditional methods, with 3 factories and more than 100 wooden cases, Hung Thinh traditional fish sauce has a rich, delicious taste and ensures safety for the health of consumers.

Traditional fish sauce Thinh Phat anchovies

Hưng Thịnh fish sauce is fragrant with beautiful golden brown color. It is a fish sauce product that is trusted by “Đảo Ngọc” people for family meals. In addition, Hưng Thịnh fish sauce has won the title of Vietnam trust food in 2014.

Thanh Quốc Fish sauce

Thanh Quốc fish sauce – Phu Quoc famous fish sauce brand with a tradition of nearly 100 years. With carefully selected raw materials: striped anchovies are caught in Phu Quoc waters and incubated with salt in the ship’s cellar to keep the freshness. Spent 12 months of maturing to produce drops of brown fish sauce, rich and delicious flavor.

Phu Quoc Thanh Quoc fish sauce

Above are the top famous and prestigious traditional fish sauce brands that are chosen by many Vietnamese consumers. Hopefully, with this information, the housewives will pocket the “know-how” to choose appropriate, safe, quality fish sauce products and increase the taste of family meals.

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