High-quality shi itakeko powder is a healthy way to boost the flavor and aroma of your dishes. It is a versatile, coarsely ground mushroom powder made from quality Japanese shiitakes grown in the forest of the Kyushu region. This mushroom being rich in guanylate helps to achieve a salt-free diet. Guanylate increases the umami of food, giving the perception that dishes have a more savory taste, even without adding salt. So by replacing the salt with this shiitake powder the flavor of the dishes will be stronger, without taking salt.