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Business Philosophy

Ebarafoods Group's Business Philosophy

With the Ebara Foods Group’s spirit of creativity and perseverance, we produce products and services loved and trust by customers, and aim to help to build an abundant and people-friendly society.

Ebara Foods Industry, Inc. has consistently continued to accurately gauge the needs of the age and develop products overflowing with originality using fresh ideas and solid technology to present customers with new styles of food.
In the future, we will continue to produce worthwhile products and services that make people smile and peaceful based on the power of Ebara brand and our spirit of creativity and perseverance.

Brand Logo


Ebara is driven by passion and dedication to our customers. Our goal is to broaden the opportunities they have to come together and bond over a delicious meal. One way is through attractive new flavors that appeal to them . Another is by exciting flavors that instill in them a sense of true expectation.

The flowing font type represents our corporate attitude of always seeking distinct and pioneering flavors. Flavors that encourage people to gather and enjoy life . The overall appearance of our logo expresses their smiles and warm hearts. Our brand color, called “bouncing red”, represents Ebara’s active energy and
desire to realize our goal.

Company Name Ebara Foods Industry, Inc.
Established May 1958
4-4-5 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku
Yokohama, Kanagawa, 220-0012, Japan
TEL: +81-45-226-0226
Capital 1,387,130,000yen
Number of Employees 481名(as of March 31,2016)
Business Activities production and sales of food condiments
Sales 44,059,000,000yen(as of March 31,2016)
Factories Tochigi, Gunma, Tsuyama
Research and
Development Center
Technical Research Center, Food Reseach Center

Factory Introductions

It's High-standard Factories, that Produce High Quality Products.

By means of our thorough quality and safety control (with ISO9001 and ISO22000 accreditation), we continually pursue the tastiness with increased safety and more stable quality.
It is our mission as a food manufacturer to produce safe products with reliable quality control, which is also required by the society. Ebara Foods adheres to our business philosophy, established at the company's foundation, of "constantly pursuing tastiness with increased safety and more stable quality," promoting our thorough quality and safety control and enhancing our production division.
Currently, Ebara Foods is fully automating its manufacturing processes with production bases at our Tochigi Factory and Gunma Factory in eastern Japan and Tsuyama Factory in western Japan, from the storage and preparation of ingredients to labeling and packaging. Furthermore, we also take meticulous care with regard to product quality management, establishing our own independent strict product quality management standards and repeatedly performing strict checks along our production lines.
Through the introduction of cutting-edge technology based on our business philosophy, we have achieved a proudly thorough, high-level safety management system. At the same time, we are streamlining production and promoting labor-saving, enabling us to mass produce and supply some 1,000,000 bottles of “Yakiniku no Tare (BBQ Sauce)” per day in response to demand.

Tochigi Factory

Address 570-1 Hakonomori, Hakonomori-shinden, Sakura-shi, Tochigi, Japan 329-1301
TEL +81-28-682-9891
Construction completed March 1984
Production Items Yakiniku no tare (Barbecue Sauce)
Ohgon no aji (Barbecue Sauce)
Sukiyaki no tare (Seasoning for Hot Pot)
Oroshi no tare (Barbecue Sauce)
Kimchi Nabe no moto (Seasoning for Hot Pot)
Other flavorings

Tsuyama Factory

Address Tsuyama Central Industrial Park, 468-1 Kanai, Tsuyama-shi, Okayama, Japan 708-0855
TEL +81-868-26-8121
Construction completed April 1994
Production items Ohgon no aji(Barbecue Sauce)
Sukiyaki no tare (Seasoning for Hot Pot)
Asaduke no moto Regular (Seasoning for pickles)
Shogayaki no tare (Barbecue Sauce : Ginger)
Yakitori no tare (Barbecue Sauce for Broiled Chicken)
Kimchi Nabe no moto (Seasoning for Hot Pot)
Other flavorings

Gunma Factory

Address 1744-4 Naganuma-machi Isesaki-shi Gunma Japan 372-0855
TEL +81-270-32-2226
Construction completed July 1980
Production items Concentrated soup stock
Frozen soup stock
Ramen noodle soup
Nabe (hot pot) pouch products

Corporate History

May 1958 Ebara Foods Industry, Inc. is established. (Head Office/Factory: Matsumi-cho, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-Ku); production begins of Kinkei brand sauces and ketchup.
July 1972 The Isehara Factory begins operations (Isehara-shi, Kanagawa)
February 1975 The Company Head Office relocates to Sawatari, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa.
March 1980 The Yokohama Factory is closed and the facility reestablished as a research laboratory
July 1980 The Gunma Factory begins operations (Isesaki-shi, Gunma)
November 1984 The Public Relations Division is established; Yokohama Agency Co., Ltd. is established as a full-service advertising agency
May 1986 The Company Head Office relocates to 2-chome Kita-saiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa.
May 1990 Ebara Logistics Co., Ltd. is established; Ebara Foods enters the distribution business.
April 1994 The Tsuyama Factory begins operations (Tsuyama-shi, Okayama)
April 2003 The Central Research Center is established (Ashigarakami-gun, Kanagawa-ken)
November 2003 Ebara Foods is listed on the JASDAQ market.
September 2004 Sunliberty Yokohama Co., Ltd. (Human Resource consulting & Service) is acquired and made a subsidiary
April 2005 Ebara Foods (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a production facility is established in China.
November 2012 EBARA FOODS HONG KONG LTD. is established in Hong Kong.
April 2014 Sunliberty Yokohama, Co., Ltd. was merged into Yokohama Agency Co., Ltd.
May 2014 Yokohama Agency Co., Ltd. has changed its name to Yokohama Agency & Communications Co., Ltd.
May 2014 The Company Head Office relocates to 4-chome, Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
December 2014 Listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

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