1976 Launches green tea wholesale business from tea leaf farm
1980 Establishes SANYO SHOUJI CO., LTD., for green tea processing and wholesale in Chiyoda Ward
1984 Begins carrying Chinese teas from Taiwan, becomes the general Japanese distributor of Taiwan Tea Corporation (Taipei)
1985 Establishes Y.K. Hatsudai Processing Center in Shibuya Ward
1990 Establishes Sanyo Shouji Co., Ltd., Shizuoka Center (Akatsuchi, Kikukawa City, Shizuoka Pref.) as main distribution base
1996 Integrates Hatsudai Processing Center and Shizuoka Center to strengthen production capacity
2001 Establishes Sanyo Shouji Co., Ltd., Shizuoka Factory (Mineda, Kikukawa City)
Shizuoka Center becomes distribution base
2004 Acquires Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS) Organic Certification
2005 Becomes first in the tea industry to acquire HACCP Certificate of Conformity, Codex International Food Standards
2009 Shizuoka Factory acquires Ethical Business Transaction Certification from TÜV Rheinland in Germany
2010 Head Office and Shizuoka Factory acquire ISO 14001 Environmental Management Certification
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