Our Business

We provide authentic Japanese food to Europe.

For Food service

Our professional range. We also do product development.

For Retail

We provide Authentic Japanese food for the European consumer.

History of NH Foods

THE EARLY DAYS
1942
Founded as Tokushima Meat Processing Plant on the island of Shikoku, Japan
1951
The company recognized to form Tokushima Ham Co., Ltd.
1963
Merged with Torisei Ham Co., Ld., changed the company name to Nippon Meat Packers, Inc. (now NH Foods Ltd.)
1977
Began overseas expansion with acquisition of Day-Lee Meats, Inc., of Los Angeles, USA (now Day-Lee Foods, Inc.)
1981
Entered the marine foods processing business with acquisition of the Marine Foods Corporation.
1984
Entered freeze dried foods business with the acquisition of Nippon Dry Foods Co., Ltd.
1985
Launched the highly acclaimed ‘Schau Essen’ pork sausage.
1988
Implemented an integrated system from production to marketing of fresh meats overseas with purchase of the Whyalla Feedlot (Australia)
1992
Launched the yogurt and lactic acid probiotic beverages business.
1995
Established Nippon Pure Food, Inc. to bolster natural flavouring business.
2015
Purchased shares in Turkish company Ege-Tav (Ege Tarim Hayvancilik Yatirim Ticaret ve Sanayi Anonim Sirketi) to bolster overseas operations.
IN THE UK
1989
Started an office in London exporting meat to Asia
2013
With support from Dusseldorf, German office, NH Foods UK is now additionally responsible for importing foodstuffs from Japan and Asia for the European and Middle Eastern markets.

JOY OF EATING

Delicious meals from Japan

Worldwide

The NH Foods Group has a presence in 19 countries worldwide

EMPLOYEES

30655

Japan: 22,725Overseas: 7930

FARMS

497

Japan: 323Overseas: 174

PLANTS

92

Japan: 71Overseas: 21

All information is correct as of April 2018