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Learning about make KAMABOKO

History of KAMABOKO

History of surimi products

It used to refer to the present bamboo ring shape. It is said that it came to be called ”Kamaboko” because its shape resembled that of a gamanoho.

Later, a “plate kamaboko” that was molded on a plate appeared and was called “chikuwa kamaboko” for distinction. On the contrary, the plate came off and became a “Kamaboko”.

In the literature, the one published in the court in 1115 is said to be the oldest, and an industry group sets November 15 as Kamaboko’s day.