||Founded by Mr.Tokutaro Higashimura who
started to sell bottle and canned goods in addition to confectionery
products in the Kobe area.
||Opened a retail outlet in Ashiya for
bottle and canned goods. The company was inaugurated in that year.
||Initiated the manufacturing of food
||Established brokerage firm of buying
and selling the products.
||Started the import of jellyfish from
China, began manufacturing jellyfish/sea urchin roe products in
Japan. Opened an outlet in Daimaru, Kobe branch. Transformed corporate
structure through a limited partnership called Higashimura Shoten.
||Restructure from Higashimura Shoten
Ltd. To Higashimura Tokutaro Co.Ltd., In July.
||Built the Sanda Factory.
||Introduced KANETOKU ``CHINMI`` products.
||Development resource of Indonesian Jellyfish and
||Established a sales office in Tokyo (currently Tokyo
||Established a sales office in Nagoya (currently
||Started a resource of sea urchin roe in the Philippines.
||Established a sales office in Hokkaido (currently
||Established a sales office in Fukuoka (currently
||Mr.Tokutaro Higashimura was awarded with the 5th
Order of the Sacred Treasure.
||Completed Sasayama Factory.
||Development a resource of flying fish
roe in Peru.
||Began developing marine resources in
||Began to develop resources of topshellfish
in Black Sea, Turkey.
||Mr.Katsunori Higashimura was inaugurated
as President in June. Mr. Tokutaro Higashimura was awarded the Prize
of Bernard O'higgins by the Chilean government.
||Opened an outlet in Kawanishi Hankyu,
||Developed chirimenjyako(baby anchovies)processed
in Indonesia for export.
||Corporate Identity is announced 22 January.
Nichiryo Bussan Co.Ltd. Become a member of KANETOKU Group.
||Hanshin earthquake in January. Head
Office temporary moved to Sasayama from Kobe. In March, returned
back to Kobe, Goko Dori, Chuo-Ku.(in March 1997 returned back to
original place of Higashi Machi) In May established Asia View
Investment Ltd. In Hong Kong. On 22nd December, opened BCC plant
in Vietnam with Havico company.
||Cl debut on April 3rd, changed company
name to Kanetoku Corporation.
||In January moved head office to Ashiya
City - place of foundation. In July, new organization started.(Manager-leader
system) In September, received approval of HACCP for products made
from Sasayama factory.
||In January, Tokyo Branch moved. In April,
started Management By Objective through Self Control system.
||In July, Mail-order business team established.
In September, Published history of corporation in memory of 75 years
||In March, Sapporo Branch moved. In May,
Nagoya Branch moved. In October, Fukuoka Branch moved..
||Mr.Tomonori Higashimura was inaugurated as President in August.
||Mr.Katsunori Higashimura was awarded The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays by The Japanese Emperor.