We will explore the global high-end market for Japanese food.
The Japanese food industry is reputable even overseas with its high quality, safety and security. The industry has been nurtured throughout Japan and there are lots of unique and hidden products with a long history in local cities.
Our aim is to educate the world about the culinary delights of Japan, even to those foreign consumers who have never tasted Japanese food. It is the mission of Zelico to contribute delivering the delight of tasting Japanese food to people around the world.
We will convey the excellence of Japanese foods to nearly 200 countries.
Each country with its unique history, custom and natural resources has an individual food culture.
We will contribute to promote better understanding of Japanese food culture
throughout the world focusing on Asia, European & American market.
2 Third ‐ country trade of the products produced under Japanese quality control.
3 Import of the products from all of the world.
|Corporate Name||Suzuki Eikodo Inc.|
|Capital||50 million yen|
|President||CEO Yuzuru Suzuki|
|Number of employees||114 (As of March 2016)|
|Sales||6,404 million yen(As of March 2016)|
From the foundation in 1877, production of candies and jellies including “Zelico” .
Wholesale business of candies
Planning, purchasing, and selling of confectioneries to amusement parks and facilities.
Toy importing business
Planning, importing, and selling of stuffed toys, key chains, and gifts to amusement parks and facilities.
50 Tamara Town, Oogaki City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
4-62 Asakusa, Oogaki city, Gifu prefecture, Japan
Gifu prefecture’ s 2nd HACCP acquired factory
237-1 Kawahigashi, Iga city, Mie prefecture, Japan
Iga factory jelly building Mie prefecture’ s 15th HACCP acquired factory
1-1-35 Nishikujou, Konohana ward, Osaka city, Japan
Daiichi Aoyama Building, 2nd floor
3-3-7 Kita Aoyama, Minato Ward, Tokyo, Japan
Yoro Distribution Center
1178-1 Irishita, Funatsuke, Yoro town, Yoro district, Gifu prefecture, Japan
|1877||Founded as a confectioner in Tawara town, Oogaki city by Mr. Kamesaburo Suzuki.|
The completion of the company building.
Started the production of jelly.
|1933||Incorporated. Mr. Denshichi Suzuki assumed the position of first president. The company capitalized at 50 thousand yen.|
|1935||The new building was extended. Started the production of Zelico Candy.|
|1939||Started to export strawberry jelly to Hawaii.|
|1948||The first president, Mr. Denshichi Suzuki assumed the position of Oogaki Chamber of Commerce and Industry’ s vice president.|
|1951||Built Terauchi Town Storehouse at Terauchi town, Oogaki city.|
|1955||Launched the nationwide Zelico promotional tour by advertising vans.|
|1960||Increased its capital to 3 million yen. The first president, Mr. Denshichi Suzuki won the Honorary President Award at the 16th National Confectionery Exposition for the whole of his great achievements in the industrial development of confectionery.|
|1961||Mr. Denshichi Suzuki won the Honorary President Award from National Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Association.|
|1971||Started the import of stuffed toy, metal/wooden toys and so forth.|
|1976||Mr. Seijiro Suzuki assumed the position of third president.|
|1989||Achieved sales of 1 billion yen.|
|2004||Built the second factory at Asakusa town, Oogaki city.|
Achieved the sales of 4.3 billion yen in that fiscal year.(May)
Mr. Den Suzuki assumed the position of fourth president. Eagle Seika Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary company.
Built the new Yoro Distribution Center.
Increased the capital to 30 million yen.
Founded Eikodo Shanghai with 1 million CNY in capital.
Increased the capital to 40 million yen.
Built the new jelly production factory at Iga city, Mie prefecture.
Founded EIKODO VIETNAM CO.LTD with 500,000 USD in capital.
Chambord Inc. became wholly owned subsidiary company.
Increased the capital to 50 million yen.
Tokyo Dream Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary company.