Company Information

A Message from the President

Since its inception, Showa Trading Co., Ltd. has procured dry fruits and various other ingredients from around the world in order to advance the food culture in Japan. The whole company has continued to work toward providing ingredients of the highest quality to build relationships of trust and achieve high levels of satisfaction. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any food procurement queries you may have. We look forward to your continued support.

President  Shigehiro Yamamoto

President Shigehiro Yamamoto

Corporate Philosophy

We at Showa Trading Co., Ltd. are committed to developing food culture, our customers’ businesses, and society as a whole from a global perspective. In order to do so, we will adhere to the following precepts:

  • We will contribute to people’s health through the provision of food.
  • We will disseminate the varying cultures of the world in Japan through the provision of food.
  • We will share our targets with customers and strive to be a considerate company.
  • We will promote a high level of physical and mental well-being among our management and employees.

Corporate Profile

Name Showa Trading Co., Ltd.
Address 15-6 Karahoricho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 543-0012, Japan (Access map)
Tel: +81(0)6-6765-1888
Fax: +81(0)6-6765-1890
President Shigehiro Yamamoto
Executive Senior Managing Director
Shigeru Iwai
Established January 1985
Capital 10 million yen
Annual turnover 1 billion yen (FY2017)
Settlement term June
Equipment Sales warehouse: Sugimura warehouse; Rented warehouse: Sumitomo warehouse, Kamigumi warehouse
Business activities -Importing and wholesale of dry fruit, confectionery ingredients, grains, health foods, animal feed, and more
-Consulting services regarding procurement of ingredients from around the world
-Procurement and development of ingredients and related products
-Other operations regarding the import and wholesale of ingredients
Banks MUFG Bank, Ueroku Branch
Kinki Osaka Bank, Tanimachi Branch
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Tamatsukuri Branch
Main procurement regions Thailand, China, Japan, Turkey, Philippines, Taiwan, US, Vietnam, Canada, India, Iran, Italy, Laos, Mexico, and Peru
Main clients Nationwide food wholesalers and manufacturers, food product and grain wholesalers, pet food makers, and more

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15-6 Karahoricho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi,
Osaka, 543-0012, Japan
Tel: +81(0)6-6765-1888
Fax: +81(0)6-6765-1890