yonekyu

yonekyu

yonekyu
 

History of Yonekyu

Dec. 1965
Founded as an individual start-up in Kawase-cho, Numazu, Shizuoka to manufacture and wholesale meat products.
Feb. 1969
Incorporated as the Yonekyu Meat Sale Service Corp.
Nov. 1970
The head office and main plant constructed at its current location near the Tomei Interchange in Okanomiya, Numazu.
Jul. 1978
The company name changed to Yonekyu Corp.
Oct. 1981
Completed construction of our Gotemba Plant, the industryfs first production facility specializing in the manufacture of raw ham.
Oct. 1986
Registered with the Japan Securities Dealers Association for over-the-counter trading.
Mar. 1987
Oishii Tori Corp. established.
Oct. 1991
Rugoa Yonekyu Food Corp. established in China.
Dec. 1992
Acquired all outstanding shares of Seven Foods Service Corp.
Sep. 1994
Gotemba Kogen Brewery, Co., Ltd. established for entry into the beverage industry.
The Shizuoka plant integrated with processing plant at headquarter to establish the Yume Plant.
Mar. 1995
Nangtong Fujimi Food Corp. established in China.
Jul. 1995
Started the full-scale production of sausages in California, United States.
Oct. 1996
Yonekyu Delica Corp. established.
Listed in the No.1 Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Aug. 1997
Acquired all outstanding shares of the Japanese-style pub restaurant chain Chimney Corp.
Oct. 1999
Acquired all outstanding shares of Yamaki Foods Co., Ltd.
Sep. 2002
Yonekyu Kagayaki Corp. established.
Nov. 2003
I-Pork Corp. established as a supply base for domestic pork.
Apr. 2004
Food byproduct recycling operations commenced at the Eco-Project Center.
Dec. 2006
Yonekyu Tohaku Corp. established.
Affiliate company Hirataya Corp. became a fully consolidated subsidiary.
May. 2007
Mitsubishi Corp. became our largest shareholder, replacing Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2008
All Yonekyu Vending Co., Ltd. stocks transferred.
Jan. 2009
Concluded a business collaboration agreement with Mitsubishi Corp. and Itoham Foods Inc.
Feb. 2009
All Nangtong Fushimei Food Co., Ltd. stocks transferred.
Apr. 2009
Ownership of Chinese subsidiary Rugoa Yonekyu Food Corp. transferred.
Jun. 2009
Yokkaiichi branch established in Mie Prefecture to strengthen business.
Acquired Anzen Foods Co., Ltd.
Dec. 2009
All Chimney Corp. stocks transferred.
Transferred control of Yamaki Foods Co., Ltd. to Seven Foods Service Corp.
Aug. 2010
Acquired a hog procurement and processing business by making I-Pork Corp. a complete subsidiary.
Sep. 2010
The Saitama Minami branch office opened to strengthen business presence in the metropolitan area.
Nov. 2010
Taiyo Pork Corp. established in Hiroshima Prefecture, and entered the hog farming business.
Feb. 2011
Yonekyu Tohaku and Oishii Tori Corp. merged to form Yonekyu Oishii Tori Corp.
Mar. 2011
Yonekyu Kagayaki Corp and Yonekyu Delica Corp. merged to form Yonekyu Kagayaki Corp.
Seven Foods Service Corp. and Anzen Foods Co., Ltd. merged to form Yonekyu Delica Foods Corp.
Apr. 2011
5th Midterm Corporate Strategy announced.
Jun. 2011
Investment in the food business in China with Mitsubishi Corp. and Itoham Foods Inc. announced.
Sep. 2011
Shikoku Sales Office established as the first sales branch in Shikoku.
Oct. 2011
Commenced an internet geshoph business through newly established website.
Feb. 2012
The Minami Kyushu sales office opened in Kagoshima to strengthen business in the southern Kyushu area.
Yonekyu Delica Foods Corp acquired Chinese frozen food business from Dairyu Inc.
Apr. 2012
Metropolitan office established in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
Dec. 2012
gHirataya Corp.h Japanese-Western confectionary makerfs entire shares transferred.
Jun. 2013
Osaka branch relocated and expanded to strengthen activities in Kansai area.
Feb. 2013
TOB by Mitsubishi Corporation completed and Yonekyu became its subsidiary.
Oct.2013
The Niigata sales office opened in Niigata to strengthen business in the Niigata area.
Sep.2014
The Hokuriku sales office opened in Toyama to strengthen business in the Toyama and Ishikawa area.
Mar.2015
Metropolitan Area Office moved to Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. And R&D Tokyo Office opened.
Apr.2015
The Nagano sales office opened in Nagano to strengthen business in the Nagano area.