Wan Ja Shan
Address: 4 Sand Station Rd Middletown, NY, 10940
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Phone: 845-343-1505
About Us
Because Sometimes, Being a Little Salty Works in Your Favor
Wan Ja Shan / ??? is what happens when your love for Soy Sauce becomes a delicious obsession.

Almost 75 years ago, our founder, Wen Hwa-Wu went a little over the foodie deep end. Some people fall for a girl. Wu fell for Sauce. Under the tutelage of Buddhist Monks, he crafted an heirloom recipe that we still use to this day.

Our company’s name literally translates as “The Aroma of 10,000 Houses,” because it was whispered that you could smell Wu’s sauce from miles away. You could consider this an insta-hit! Soon after, Wan Ja Shan bottled up that Salty Passion and crossed the ocean to turn dinner on its head State Side. If that wasn’t enough, this guy couldn’t just open a factory and call it a day. He felt the need to do it right. Go figure.

Wu built our home in Upstate New York, where we have access to clean water and the peace of nature. Because calm and patience are essential ingredients in our authentic process. Oh, yeah…social and eco-responsibility…don’t even get us started. These are the tenants on which he constructed the companies ideals. So, yeah…all in all. He was a pretty o.k. guy. Spice is nice, but that rich, salty Umami flavor… is oh, so much better.
Our Brewmaster, Mr. Lin, has been living the Salty Life for over 20 years! Each and Every Sauce is Lovingly Inspected using his Expertise. Sauce may be boss, but on the factory floors what Mr. Lin says GOES. He carefully observes each Sauce throughout the entire fermenting process and determines which is worthy to Carry on our dinner time legacy. Wanjashan is a family. The extraordinary dedication of people like Mr. Lin Is The Real Ingredient That Makes our sauce EXTRA.