What is Panko? Panko is the combination of two words “Pan” (pronounced “pon”) means bread and “Ko” means small pieces. So Panko means small pieces of bread. Panko is a special unique bread crumb used in many Japanese dishes as a coating for baked and fried foods. Japanese Panko bread crumbs are made from actual yeast-risen bread, which is baked using electric current instead of heat. The crumbs are large sliver shaped with a light and airy texture providing a great crispy bite to so many foods. However, do not be fooled all Japanese Panko bread crumbs are not created equal. To learn why Upper Crust Enterprises should be your first choice for Authentic Japanese Panko bread crumbs visit Japanese Panko section for more details. Upper Crust Enterprises has been making authentic Panko for over 35 years so request a sample and experience a truly authentic Panko on your menu. Click here to see our Plant Tour video.
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