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Celebrating the Authenticity of Wasabia Japonica

Celebrating the Authenticity of Wasabia japonica

Most "wasabi" isn't and sadly, most wasabi products in the world contain no wasabi whatsoever. Unlike “faux wasabi” made from horseradish, mustard and food coloring that assaults sinuses when eaten, Real Wasabi™ is heralded by chefs around the world for its unique agreeable heat and nuanced sweet aftertaste. Experience authentic wasabi and your taste buds will never be the same.

Real Wasabi™ products are made from Wasabia japonica grown in the misty mountains of North Carolina, Asia and elsewhere.  Our products, ranging from plants to fresh rhizomes, leaves, stems, paste and powders are available via direct sale online, which allows us to control quality and offer you the finest selection of authentic Real Wasabi products in the world delivered to your door.

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Water Grown Wasabi In Misty Mountain Streams

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If you've never tried Real Wasabi, we invite you to indulge in one of the most coveted and rare ingredients in fine Japanese cuisine.  Taste the subtle nuanced flavor.  Appreciate the savory elegance of Real Wasabi's fiery taste and smooth finish. 

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Wasabia japonica Plants

can take as much as three years to reach maturity.  Initially, given the right conditions, the wasabi plant produces robust top and root growth, reaching approximate knee height (2 feet) with an overall width about the same.

Horseradish

Horseradish Plant

Wasabi

Wasabi Plant

Wasabi Protected with Shade Cloth

  • Real Wasabi Founders

  • Doug Lambrecht (middle) and Brooks Quinn (right) visiting with 3rd generation Wasabi farmer in Matsumoto Japan
  • Japanese Wasabi Vendor

  • Wasabi Flower

  • Wasabi growing in gravel beds flooded with spring water

  • Fresh Rhizomes

  • Real Wasabi Powder

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Real Wasabi Founders

Doug Lambrecht (middle) and Brooks Quinn (right) visiting with 3rd generation Wasabi farmer in Matsumoto Japan

Japanese Wasabi Vendor

Wasabi Flower

Wasabi growing in gravel beds flooded with spring water

Wasabi Plants

Fresh Rhizomes

Rhizomes

Real Wasabi Powder

🧡 100% Pure Wasabi Powder

Ideal conditions with gravel, lots of water and cool shaded area

Baby plant starts

Consumers of sushi know wasabi, or at least think they do...

Whether you're a chef, foodie, formulator, consumer or farmer, we invite you to settle in and enjoy exploring a growing wealth of wasabi lore, history, recipes, scientific insights and more...

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Real Wasabi Powder Preparation

Dried Ground Real Wasabi™ is tasty and convenient.  This carefully formulated powder is not for everyone and admittedly requires some special and patient handling.

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Handling and Preparation /Fresh Wasabi Rhizomes

Fresh wasabi is a rare and expensive delicacy that deserves proper handling. Like any vegetable, wasabi is at its best when served as close to harvest time as possible.

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Location

Real Wasabi, LLC's home office is near Hilton Head Island, SC

We are a pioneering wasabi grower, importer and manufacturer of products made from authentic Wasabi Japonica.

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