In Japan, every year Yoko Nakazawa made her own miso paste – she calls it ‘the unsung hero in the Japanese diet’. When she arrived in Australia three years ago, her first challenge was to make miso under Australian conditions. After trialling her product at markets, Yoko realised there was a gap in the market for naturally brewed miso. Encouraged by her family and community, her hobby has now transformed into a business.
Global Sisters seeks to empower marginalized producers and women who are excluded from mainstream employment by providing them safe working conditions, fair pay, and a means to establish a sustainable business free from exploitation.
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