The most important thing in sake production is the koji-making process – whether the resulting koji is good or bad is the deciding factor for quality.Fujiwara Techno-Art has developed a wide diversity of koji-making equipment to serve as core technologies in fermentation. The centerpiece is our rotary automatic koji-making equipment, which brings together the cream of our technologies to achieve total automation of the entire koji-making process from spreading through to discharge.Able to handle processing capacities from small to large, this equipment achieves top-quality koji production through optimum temperature and humidity management using vector control in which the experience and skills of master brewers are rendered into programs.We have also completed an aseptic solid state cultivation equipment and developed it for practical use.
This equipment can carry out all the processes of koji-making – including spreading, turning and discharge – automatically in unmanned operation.Its important parts are made from stainless steel for high durability and cleanness.Its structure allows easy cleaning, washing and sterilization, right down to the intricate parts. If desired, it can be fitted with an automatic washing apparatus.
April 1983: 42nd Science and Technology Agency Director's Awards for noteworthy inventions (for rotary automatic koji-making equipment)
December 2004: 34th Award for Services to Food Industry Technology from Shokuhin Sangyo Newspaper (for package-type rotary koji-making equipment)