Our business

About us

Management Doctrine

The business environment in ths food industry is extremely dynamic and competitive due to various from around the world. Under these conditions, we strive to satisfy our customers by providing them with a variety of information from our domestic and overseas network.
As a trading house specializing in the food industry, we obtain various types of raw materials including marine and agricultural goods as well as packaging materials through our global web, By maximizing the utilization of our information and procurement network, we aim to meet or exceed the food industry's high demands for Safe, Healthy and High Quality products.
This is our doctrine as a member of Kibun Group.


(Kibun Trading Inc.)
Established April 1, 1964
Capital 100,000,000 Yen
Number of Employees 52 as of March 31, 2023
Yearly Turnover 20,300,000,000 Yen
Bank Reference Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Tsukiji Branch
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., Shimbashi Branch
The Shoko Chukin Bank, Ltd.
The Bank of Yokohama, Ltd., Shimbashi Branch
The Musashino Bank, Ltd., Tokyo Branch
Domestic Office Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan


Location2-1-7 Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

■Eight minutes on foot through passage from Hamamatsucho Station,
Yamanote Line or Keihin-Tohoku Line. (Use South Exit)

■Thirteen minutes on foot from Daimon Station Asakusa Line and Oedo Line. (Use B2 Exit)
■Five minutes on foot from Hinode Station Yurikamome Line.

Executive Members

Representative director and Chairman TADAHIKO MITSUI
Representative director and President HIROYUKI UEDA
Executive Managing Director SHIN FUJIYOSHI
Audit & Supervisory
Board Member


  • April 1964

    Established as Kabushiki Kaisha Hosho Shoji aka Hosho Trading Inc.

  • April 1972

    Started distributing products as an import and export trading company and simultaneously as a sole agent.

  • July 1975

    Enhanced manpower in each division in order to accelerate trading activities as a member of the Kibun Group.

  • July 1977

    Established Hosho Singapore Pte., Ltd, in Singapore and started to import and export fish and agricultural products and processed foods.

  • November 1978

    Established Hosho America Inc. in Seattle, WA., U.S.A. and started to import and export fish and agricultural products and processed foods.

  • March 1982

    Established Kibun Hong Kong Co., Ltd. in Hong Kong

  • June 1982

    Established Kibun Foods Singapore Pte., Ltd. in Singapore

  • July 1984

    Enhanced trading activities at Hosho America Inc. and increased manpower in each division.

  • March 1985

    Re-organized and increased capital to 200 million yen.

  • May 1987

    Established Kibun (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Thailand and started to import and export fish and agricultural products.

  • January 1988

    Established Hosho Holland B.V. in the Netherlands.

  • November 1991

    Hosho Singaore Pte.,Ltd. renamed Kibun Headquaters Asia Pte.,Ltd.

  • June 1992

    Hosho Trading Inc. renamed Kibun Trading Inc.

  • October 1997

    Jointly established Yilin-Kibun Co., Ltd. in Taiwan.

  • February 1998

    Increased capital to 670 million yen.

  • May 1998

    Hosho America Inc. acquired Kibun Foods Hawai, Inc. and renameed Kibun Foods (U.S.A.), Inc.

  • April 2002

    Acquired Toei Tsusho Co., Ltd, and Hosho Sanitary Co., Ltd. and enhanced foodstuff and sanitation business.

  • January 2005

    As Kibun Group reorganized, Kibun Trading Inc. was liquidated and all business was transferred to Kabushiki Kaisha Kibun Sangyo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kibun Foods, Inc.
    (This concludes the history of the original Kibun Trading Inc.)

  • January 2005

    Kabushiki Kaisha Kibun Sangyo (also known as Kibun Trading Inc.) started business as a trading company after receiving business transferred from the original Kibun Trading Inc.

  • February 2005

    Capital set at 100 million yen.

  • July 2007

    Moved head office from Chuo-ku to Minato-ku.



Sales Division

Sales Dept. 1 Manufactured Products,
Processed meats,
Export Products
Tel. 03-6891-7202   Fax. 03-6891-5833
Marine Products Tel. 03-6891-7203   Fax. 03-6891-5833
Packaging Material Tel. 03-6891-7210   Fax. 03-6891-5012
Flower Tel. 03-6891-2817   Fax. 03-6891-2856
Sales Dept. 2 Sesame seeds, Oil,
Buckwheat, Vegetable
Tel. 03-6891-2679   Fax. 03-6891-5064
Soy bean, Egg, Seasonings,
Additives, Starch
Tel. 03-6891-7206   Fax. 03-6891-5064

Management Division

General Affairs and Personel Dept. Tel. 03-6891-5171   Fax. 03-6891-3498
Quality control Management Dept. Tel. 03-6891-5171   Fax. 03-6891-3498
Business Administration Dept. Tel. 03-6891-7201   Fax. 03-6891-3498