Company Profile

About Itoku Foods Co., Ltd.

Itoku Foods started as a small local company.

All we can rely on is our passion for manufacturing products and our family and friends who believe in us.

Each and every one of us will do our utmost for the development of the company, and we, the management, will put our lives on the line to live up to the trust of our employees.

We believe in the hearts of our employees and strive in our daily work, not for personal gain, but to be a wonderful company where all employees are truly happy to work for this company.

Company Profile

Revolutionize your body temperature with ginger!

Our mission is to spread the superb material, ginger, and by doing so, we hope to energize the whole of Japan.

Our Philosophy

To be a company that manufactures safe and reliable products for the health of our customers.

Company Policy

  • We always aim to develop new and unique markets, conduct research, and devote ourselves to our work day in and day out.
  • We listen to our customers’ voices with a sincere heart, and create products that will please our customers.

  • We manage our company with the mindset of “Chisoku” (knowing what is enough), keeping in mind the happiness of our employees and the steady development of our company.

Company Profile

NAME Itoku Foods Co., Ltd.
CEO Kazuhiro Ogura
ADDRESS 491 Kinoshocho Kimonden, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 722-0232, Japan
TEL +81-848-48-1650
FAX +81-848-48-1664
Founded in 1956-04-01
Established in 1962-09-09
Initial Capital 10 million yen
BUSINESS HOURS 8:30 – 17:00 Monday to Friday (Excluding holidays)
PRODUCTS Ginger products, Powdered soft drink, Snacks

Company History

1956-04 The predecessor, Itoku Ogura, established the company as a seafood processing company. Obtained business license to manufacture processed marine products.
1962-09 Itoku Foods Co., Ltd. established
1982-11 Obtained confectionery manufacturing business license
1982-12 At the request of a major pharmaceutical company, we jointly developed ginger hot water, for cold medicine.。
1998-01 Second generation Kazuhiro Ogura appointed president
2006-07 Start of diversification of ginger products
2013-11 Start making steamed ginger
2018-08 Organic JAS certification obtained

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