Our Company

Company Overview
Company name




Azuma Foods Canada Co., Ltd.
Canadian Head Office and factory Address
11451 Twigg Place, Richmond, B.C. V6V 2Y2
TEL: (604)-288-0005 / FAX: (604)-288-0022
URL: http://www.azumafoods.ca
E-mail: general@azumafoods.ca
Established
March 2002
President
Masahiro Arakawa
Business details
Manufacturer of marine product processing and agricultural processing. Wholesaler
Fiscal year
December 31st
Number of Employees
50
TDC
(Toronto Distribution Center)
Toronto Branch Address
3620A Laird Road, Unit 1-3, Mississauga, ON, L5L 6A8
TEL: (905)-569-8253 / FAX: (905)-569-8254
Established
May 2019

History

December 1966
Toshinobu Azuma founds Azuma Shoten in Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture, Japan.
September 1981
International trading operations begin (Import/Export).
June 1983
Azuma Shoten is incorporated and becomes Azuma Foods Co., Ltd. (Japan).
July 1990
Azuma Foods International Inc., USA (AFI) is established in Mill Valley, CA, USA.
September 1999
Azuma Foods Co., Ltd. (Japan) celebrates its 35th anniversary.Japanese production is relocated to Komono-Cho, Mie prefecture, Japan.
March 2003
Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. (AFCC) is established in Richmond, B.C., Canada.
June 2005
AFCC acquires approval by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for EU exporting.AFCC starts manufacturing operations in Richmond, B.C., Canada.
June 2008
AFCC becomes an associate member of British Columbia Chefs’ Association.
October 2009
AFI moved to the new facility in Hayward, CA, USA.
January 2010
Azuma Foods (China) Co., Ltd. constructs a new manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China - Azuma Foods (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.
AFCC becomes a member of The Japan-Canada Chamber of Commerce.
September 2011
Azuma Foods International U.S.A. opens Tokyo Branch in Tokyo, Japan.
March 2012
Azuma Trading Co., Ltd. is established in Tokyo, Japan
March 2013
Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. celebrates its 10th anniversary.
September 2014
Azuma Foods UK Ltd. Is established in London, UK.
May 2017
Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. opens Toronto Branch in Ontario
May 2019
Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. - Toronto Branch relocates to expand from Sales Office to Distribution Center in Ontario

Accolades

2007


2007 NASFT Product Awards (presently, the sofi Awards) NASFT = The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade OUTSTANDING PASTA, RICE OR GRAIN product GOLD WINNER AFCC Product “Soy Bean and Wild Rice Salad” (presently, “Wild soy salad”)