Capital and business tie-up with HOKUTO KOUSOKU UNYUSOKO CO., LTD.
1902 Establishment
1950 October Established Kobe Seimai Co., Ltd.
1951 February Registered as a major food wholesaler
(Products: rice, wheat, wheat flour)
1957 January Started trading of sugar, feed, edible oil and chemical seasoning
August Construction of a new office building
in Kobe Ikuta-ku Kaigandori 6-4
1971 February Headquarters completed (November 1993 closure)
1972 April Company name changed to SHINMEI Co.,LTD.
1977 October Hanshin factory completed (land 3,493㎡)
1985 March Kobe factory completed (March 2012 closure)
1986 October Construction of Hanshin rack warehouse
in the Hanshin distribution center
1989 October Addition of a warehouse in the Hanshin distribution center
1993 November Nishinomiya Hamakita factory completed (land 3,582㎡)
1995 October Establishment of Shinmei Western Ltd.
1996 April Establishment of Shinmei Eastern Ltd.
May Construction of Japan's first brown rice silos on adjacent land to Nishinomiya Hamakita Factory (storage capacity 4,140t)
July Tokyo liaison office (now Tokyo headquarters) opened
1998 March Fukuoka factory started operation (July 2004 closure)
April Kyushu Branch Opening
December Completion of Nishinomiyahama Minami factory on adjacent land to Nishinomiya Hamakita factory (land 2,702㎡)
2000 March Kanto factory completed (land 20,156㎡)
December Construction of Saitama brown rice silos inside of Kanto Plant (storage capacity 2,520t)
2001 September Transfer the headquarters office to 6-1-21
Sakaemachidori, Chuo-ku, Kobe
2003 April Shinmei Eastern Ltd. merged with Shinmei Western Ltd.,
changed its name to Shinmei Shoji Corporation
November Expansion of Saitama brown rice silo (storage capacity total 4,140t)
December Establishment of Shinmei Matai Ltd.
2004 February Transferred Tokyo branch to 2-6-7 Motoasakusa Taito-ku, Tokyo
July Transferred Kyushu branch office to 6-8
Wakasa Fujiki-cho Tosu, Saga
Kyushu Plant completed (land 11,442㎡)
Construction of Kyushu brown rice silo (storage capacity 4,140t)
October Tohoku sales office opened
2005 January Tokyo Chuo Syokuryo Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary
June Establishment of SHINMEI LOGISTICS Co.,LTD.
2007 April Merged Nishinomiya Hamakita factory and
Nishinomiyahama south plant and named Nishinomiyahama factory
May Establishment of Shinmei farm Co., Ltd.
November Establishment of WOOKE CO .,LTD.
2008 March Construction of Shinmei Nihonbashi building
Transfer Tokyo headquarters to16-15 Koamichou Chuo-ku, Tokyo
May Construction of Nishinomiyahama warehouse
2009 February Merged with Shinmei Shouji Co., Ltd.
March Inheritance of Tokyo factory (land 7,670㎡) and
its business from the Shinmei Matai Corporation
April Company name changed from Tokyo Chuo Syokuryo Co., Ltd.
to the SHINMEI SEIMAI Co., LTD.
October Central Liaison Office(current Central office) opened
2010 April Capital and business tie-up with Mitsubishi Corporation
June WOOKE CO.,LTD. became SQF2000
(SQF: Safe Quality Food) certified
2011 November Establishment of SHINMEI U.S.A CORPORATION
Construction of Chiba rack warehouse
2012 February Establishment of CHENGDU SAKAEMACHI FOOD Co,LTD.
April Hiroshima sales office opened
May Capital and business tie-up with GENKI SUSHI CO.,LTD.
Business tie-up with Gourmet Kineya Co., Ltd.
August Nishinomiyahama factory became OHSAS 18001
(Occupational Health and Safety Management System) certified
December Chushikoku factory completed (land 5,430㎡)
Transfer the Hiroshima office
2013 April Establishment of Shinmei Asia Co., Ltd
Transferred SHINMEI SEIMAI Co., LTD. headquarters
to Shinmei building 6-1-21 Sakaemachidori Chuo-ku, Kobe
Completion of expanded line for aseptically packaged cooked rice production at WOOKE CO.,LTD.
July Chushikoku factory became FSSC22000 certified
December Completion of Fuji Gotemba plant (land 6,061㎡)
2014 January Establishment of Shinmei Agri Innovation Co., Ltd.
April Company name changed to SHINMEI Holding Co.,LTD.
SHINMEI Co.,LTD. started business as rice sales subsidiary
June Fuji Gotemba plant became FSSC22000 certified
December Comex Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary
2015 April SHINMEI AGRI Co., LTD. started business as rice sales subsidiary
SHINMEI Holding Co.,LTD. started to function as a company due to business reorganization
Company name changed from Comex Co. Ltd. to SHINMEI DELICA Co., LTD.
June GENKI SUSHI CO.,LTD. became a subsidiary
August Completion of frozen rice factory in West Sacramento, California
October Started the retail business , "the rice place 4th president Masu-ya"
November Tokyo factory and Kyushyu factory became FSSC22000
(FSSC:Food Safety System Certification) certified
2016 September Kanto factory , Nishinomiyahama facory and Hanshin factory became FSSC22000
October Merged with SHINMEI Co.,LTD. ,rice sales subsidiary
Company name changed to SHINMEI Co.,LTD.
2017 March Stock acquisition of TOKA OSAKA CO., LTD.
Stock acquisition of KOBE MARUKAN CO., LTD.
April Capital ant business tie-up with NATURAL ART CO., LTD.
Capital and business tie-up with TOKYO ONIGIRI LABO CO., LTD.
May Capital and business tie-up with TOKYO ONIGIRI LABO CO., LTD.
Capital and business tie-up with SHOKUBUN CO., LTD.
July Held the 115th anniversary