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History

  • Jul

    1954:

    Our current chairman, Ryoichi Takaki, begins wholesale of marine products.

  • May

    1967:

    Ryoichi Takaki establishes a sea vegetable processing business in Uto, Kumamoto, Japan under the name of TAKAKI CORPORATION.

  • May

    1967:

    Construction of factory and storage tank.

  • Jun

    1968:

    Expansion of refrigerated warehouse and storage warehouse.

  • Feb

    1973:

    Construction of storage warehouse for raw sea vegetable (capable of storing 250 tons of raw sea vegetable).

  • Apr

    1977:

    TAKAKI CORPORATION Y.K. founded.

  • Mar

    1983:

    Construction of refrigerated storage on 1F, main office on 2F.

  • Feb

    1984:

    Construction of purification facilities (capable of 200 tons/day).

  • May

    1984:

    Expansion of raw sea vegetable storage tank (capable of storing 600 tons of raw sea vegetable).

  • Feb

    1986:

    Construction of factory for processing fresh sea vegetable products.

  • Feb

    1986:

    Expansion of raw sea vegetable storage tank (capable of storing 500 tons of raw sea vegetable).

  • Jun

    1988:

    Expansion of main factory, construction of factory for drying sea vegetable.

  • Dec

    1989:

    Expansion of raw sea vegetable storage tank (capable of storing 500 tons of raw sea vegetable). This expansion made possible to storage 3000 tons of raw sea vegetable in total.

  • Apr

    1992:

    Expansion of purification facilities (capable of 400 tons/day).

  • May

    1993:

    Expansion of 150 square meter refrigerated warehouse.

  • Sep

    1993:

    Establish KANERYO Sea Vegetable CORP.

  • Sep

    1995:

    Installation of sales support system.

  • Jun

    1997:

    Completion of refrigerated and frozen storage warehouses.

  • Feb

    1998:

    Completion of automated frozen storage warehouse.

  • Jun

    1999:

    Start operation of flavored MOZUKU expanded production line.

  • May

    2004:

    Start operation of new MEKABU production line.

  • Mar

    2011:

    Opening Sendai factory.

  • May

    2011:

    Construct and start operation of production line for MEKABU (root of WAKAME).

  • Aug

    2011:

    Opening Tokyo Office.

  • Sep

    2011:

    Opening Osaka Office.

  • Nov

    2011:

    Installation of CIT system in sales departure.

  • Mar

    2012:

    Innovate joule heating and cool device for MEKABU (root of WAKAME) in Kumamoto head factory.

  • Sep

    2012:

    Opening Sendai sales Office.

  • Sep

    2013:

    Acquire SQF (Safe Quality Food) which recognized by the GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative).

  • Sep

    2013:

    Establish KANERYO Sea Vegetable CORP foundation for education of tradition in community in Uto.

  • Oct

    2013:

    "MEKABU (root of WAKAME) made in Sanriku, Miyagi" won Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries award.

  • Mar

    2013:

    Operating frozen and refrigerated automatic warehouse in Sendai.

  • Nov

    2013:

    "Churaumi (mean beautiful ocean) MOZUKU" won homemaker award by 25th national sea food products quality meeting.

  • Jan

    2015:

    Start operating overseas division.

  • Feb

    2015:

    "Churaumi MOZUKU" was nominated by Top 30 of must-buy goods in supermarket in 2015.

  • Dec

    2015:

    NO MSG "Ultimate kombu tea" was recognized by Top 100 of cuisine kingdom in 2016.

  • Jun

    2016:

    "Ultimate kombu tea" got two stars of superior taste award by iTQi (International Taste & Quality Institute).

  • Sep

    2016:

    Start operating e-commerce site "OKAGESAMA" (mean thanks to everything).

  • Nov

    2016:

    "Master's MOZUKU sea vegetable (vinegar and soy sauce flavored)" won Japan fisheries institution's president award by 27th national sea food products quality meeting.

  • Dec

    2016:

    NO MSG "Ultimate kombu tea with Japanese plum" and "yellow sugar of happiness" (organic palm sugar) were nominated by Top 100 of cuisine kingdom in 2017.

  • Feb

    2017:

    "Less-salted MOZUKU sea vegetable" which recognized by national Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center was sold for the first time in sea vegetable industry.

  • Jul

    2017:

    Sign for the first time as a private company recognized by Broad Fire-defense headquarters in Uto.

  • Sep

    2017:

    50th anniversary of TAKAKI CORPORATION, KANERYO Sea Vegetable CORP group.

  • Oct

    2017:

    Recognized as bright company in Kumamoto.

  • Oct

    2017:

    "Sea vegetable Salad" only nominated from Japanese food manufacturer by ANUGA (world's largest gastro and food fair)'s Taste Innovation Show in German.

  • Nov

    2017:

    Won Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare award at citation in Kumamoto.

  • Dec

    2017:

    "Tsunagu wakame" (Tsunagu means like "from sea to plate" and "from us to our children") won both Japan fisheries institution's president award and housemaker award at 28th national sea food products quality meeting.

  • Dec

    2017:

    "Sea vegetable serial" recognized as Top 100 cuisine kingdom in 2018.

  • Mar

    2018:

    Roll out functional food "Kaicho MOZUKU sea vegetable" (Kaicho means improve your digestion) for the first time as MOZUKU sea vegetable products in Japan.