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Native name
Liu Biju Peking Food Co., Ltd.
Headquarters3 Niangshi Jie, Qianmen, Dongcheng District, ,

Liubiju is the oldest Beijing's sauce garden, the first written record is from 1530, in Chinese eras it is Ming Dynasty Jiajing Emperor's ninth year. A regular business started in Kangxi Emperor years of the Qing Dynasty, 1654 - 1722. Liubuju is well known for its sauce (yellow soybean paste and sweet soy sauce) and pickles.

History and legend[edit]

The most recognized story about the shop origin is that it was founded by 3 brothers from Linfen city in Shanxi province of the North China. Zhao Cunren, Zhao Cunyi and Zhao Cunli ran a small shop with daily necessities (as the saying: "Open the door to seven things: wood, rice, oil, salt, sauce, vinegar, tea.")

Pickles are not brined, but prepared in different seasons. All kinds of sauces made with soybean are sold in bottles, jars and pouches.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Liubiju Pickle and Sauce Shop". 9 May 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2017.

Article contains translated text from 北京六必居食品有限公司 on the Chinese Wikipedia retrieved on 10 March 2017.

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