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Sakohonten Co., Ltd.

January 1, 1937

June 1, 1953

Shigeru Sasaki, President and CEO

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35,300,000

• Manufacture and sales of foods and beverages (JAS-certified factory*)

*Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS)

• Manufacture and sales of cosmetic raw materials

• Wholesale of general foods

2-2-15 Kokuji-cho, Kuji-shi, Iwate 028-0071, Japan

Phone  +81-194-53-3121

Fax    +81-194-53-3700

business@sakohonten.co.jp

Company History

1937

1953

 

1971

 

1972

 

1985

1991

1992

 

1997

2007

2013

Kokichi Sasaki founded Sakoshoten.

Established Sakohonten Co., Ltd.

Kokichi Sasaki became the first president.

Started the manufacture and sales of “Yama-no-Kibudo,” the first 100% pure non-additive straight Crimson glory vine juice in Japan.

Opened a company vineyard in Nagakubo area, Ohkawame-cho, Kuji-shi.

Started the first cultivation of Crimson glory vine (10ha) in Japan.

Expanded the company vineyard to 25 ha.

“Yama-no-Kibudo” got registered as the first certified local food of Iwate prefecture.

“Yama-no-Kibudo” won awards at the best hometown food contest in Japan
(Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Prize; other four honorable prizes).

Akira Sasaki was appointed president and CEO of the company.

Shigeru Sasaki was appointed president and CEO of the company.

Started Crimson glory vine sap cosmetic raw material production business.