Imports fresh seafood from around the world and sells it to marine products companies, wholesalers, mass retailers, convenience stores, restaurants and other customers. Salmon, mackerel and horse mackerel are processed into slices for sushi, boneless and breaded products respectively, in China and Vietnam and sold as value-added products. The department also exports perishable fish caught in the seas of Japan to the U.S. and Southeast Asian countries.
Imports paprika, lime, okra, asparagus, mango, frozen vegetables and other products from around the world and sells them to wholesalers, mass retailers, restaurants and other customers. The department has built a supply chain that consists of production bases in Thailand and Laos as well as distributors in Japan and Taiwan. We also export fresh vegetables to neighboring Asian countries.
Imports hundreds of wines from producers around the world and sells them to hotels, restaurants, department stores, wine shops, mail order and inflight service. The wine list includes Joseph Perrier and Billecart Salmon from Champagne, Henri Bourgeois from Loire, Clos du Val, Silver Oak Cellars and Calera from California.
The department continually strives to improve its marketing by offering high-quality wines while building a sales network throughout Japan.
Plans, develops, and sells in-flight meals as well as foodstuffs and beverages for retailers at airports, railway companies, and expressways. Produces quality, safe and high value-added products and sells them to upscale supermarkets and convenience stores, as well as retailers in the transport industry. In addition to the domestic market, works to expand sales in the export of foodstuffs made in Japan to Asia, Europe and the U.S.