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Company name Kobe Chemical Co.,Ltd.
Date of establishment 1981
Capital stock 30,000,000 yen
Representative President and CEO  Masaru Murakawa
Number of Employees 50 (as of April 1, 2021)
Location Head Office & Factory
4-4-15 Shinzaike Minamimachi Nada-ku Kobe, Zip 657-0864 JAPAN.
TEL +81-78-882-5050 / FAX +81-78-882-5100

Tokyo Branch
3-3-4 Kanda Kajicho Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, Zip 101-0045 JAPAN.
Sunkus Kanda Ekimae Building 7F
TEL +81-03-5297-1750 / FAX +81-03-5297-1751
Business ・Production and sales of food additives
・Food additive imports and processing and sales
Banks ・Mizuho Bank (Nada Branch)
・Amagasaki Shinkin Bank (Rokko Branch)
・Awa Bank (Kobe Branch)
・Mitsui Sumitomo Banking Corporation (Mikage Branch)
Sales contact Food processing manufacturers and food trading companies
Member organization ・Japan Food Additives Association
・Hyogo Association of Small and medium-sized businesses Entrepreneurs

 

History

1978
Kimio Murakawa, the first president, founds “Murakawa Shokai” and begins wholesaling food products.

1980’s

1981
Established Kobe Chemical Co.,Ltd.
1987
Head office and main plant relocated to 5-8-11 Shinzaike Minami-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe

1990’s

1993
Tokyo Sales Office opened
1998
Kimio Murakawa becomes Chairman of the Board and Masaru Murakawa becomes President.

2000’s

2002
Head office and main plant moved to 4-4-15 Shinzaike Minami-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe City
2003
Obtained GMP certification for food additives
2008
Started import, processing and sales of sweeteners
2009
Received the Excellence Award in the ” -10% Campaign Summer Energy Saving Contest” by Hyogo Prefecture Association of Small and medium-sized businesses Entrepreneurs.

2010’s

2010
Tokyo Sales Office relocated to 3-3-4 Kanda Kajicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
2011
KEMS Step 1 acquisition
2014
Tokyo Sales Office upgraded to Tokyo Branch and Sapporo Sales Office opened
Awarded “Company with Growth Potential” by Hyogo Industrial Revitalization Center
2015
The second factory is newly established at 4-3-10 Shinzaike Minami-cho, Nada-ku, Tokyo.
2019
Obtained GMP certification for HACCP-compliant food additives

2020’s

2021
Certified as a “Hyogo Work-Life Balance Promotion Company” by Hyogo Work and Life Center
Certified as a “Business Continuity Enhancement Plan” by the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency

Contact

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