as of 31 March,2016

1937 The Kyokuyo Co., Ltd. established.
1954 Factory-ship operation of salmon and ocean trout fishing begun in northern
pacific.
1960 Food plants manufacturing canned foods, ham, and sausage constructed in
Hokkaido and Miyagi prefectures. Full-fledged entry into food processing
business made.
1963 Importation of marine products from overseas begun.
(such as salmon roe and other products from Alaska)
1970 Production of frozen food begun at Hiratsuka plant in Kanagawa Prefecture
.Hachinohe Plant constructed in Aomori Prefecture.
1971 AKITSU REIZO CO., LTD. established in Osaka,and cold strage business begun.

Kyokuyo USA Inc.(now Kyokuyo America Corporation),our first overseas subsidiary,

set up in Seattle

1973 Purse seine fishing of tuna and skipjack begun by Wakaba Maru;Full-fledged
involvement in refrigerated transport begun (Satsuki Maru constructed).
1980 KYOKUYO SHOKUHIN CO.,LTD. established in Miyagi Prefecture.
1984 KYOKUYO FOODS CO.,LTD. established in Ehime Prefecture.
(introduced HACCP in 2001).
1991 Shiogama Laboratory established in Miyagi Prefecture.
1994 Shiogama Plant No. 2 constructed in Miyagj Prefecture
(introduced HACCP in 1995).
1998 Hitachinaka Plant constructed in Ibaraki Prefecture.
(introduced HACCP in 2003).
2002 Headquarters office site approved ISO14001.
2004 Approval of ISO14001 are extended to all of sites in KYOKUYO group.
2005 K&U ENTRPRISE CO.,LTD. (a joint venture) established in the Kingdom of
Thailand.
2005 QINGDAO KYOKUYO INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD.established in China.
2006 KYOKUYO EUROPE B.V. established in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
2007 KYOKUYO MARINE FARM CO.,LTD. established in Kochi Prefecture.
2008 KYOKUYO affiliated with JOKKI CO.,LTD.
2010 KYOKUYO MARINE EHIME CO.,LTD. established in Ehime Prefecture.
KYOKUYO FRESH CO.,LTD. established in Tokyo.
KYOKUYO affiliated with KAIYO FOODS COMPANY LIMITED
2012 Kyokuyo Nippai Marine Co.,Ltd. established in Ehime Prefecture.
2013 Equity participation to APEX KYOKUYO CO.,LTD.
2014 FROZEN FOODS FOR HOUSE USE DEPT.established.
2015 IBUSUKI SHOKUHIN CO.,LTD.established in Kagoshima Prefecture. 

Completion of KYOKUYO SHOKUHIN CO.,LTD.’s new Shiogama Plant,

a key plant forfrozen food production.