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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 2003

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)

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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

Azuma Shoten is founded by Mr. Toshinobu Azuma in Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture, Japan.

September 1981

International trading operations began (Import/Export).

June 1983

Azuma Shoten was incorporated and became Azuma Foods Co., Ltd. (Japan).

July 1990

Azuma Foods International Inc., USA (AFI) was established in Mill Valley, CA, USA.

September 1999

Azuma Foods Co., Ltd. (Japan) celebrated its 35th anniversary.

 

Japanese production was relocated to Komono-Cho, Mie prefecture, Japan.

March 2003

Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. (AFCC) was established in Richmond, B.C., Canada.

June 2005

AFCC acquired approval by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for EU exporting. 

 

AFCC started manufacturing operations in Richmond, B.C., Canada. 

June 2008

AFCC became 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. constructed a new manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China as Azuma Foods (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

AFCC became a member of The Japan-Canada Chamber of Commerce.

September 2011

Azuma Foods International U.S.A. opened Tokyo Branch in Tokyo, Japan.

March 2012

Azuma Trading Co., Ltd. was established in Tokyo, Japan. 

March 2013

Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. celebrated its 10th anniversary. 

September 2014

Azuma Foods UK Ltd. was established in London, United Kingdom. 

May 2017

Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. opened Canadian East Coast Branch in Toronto, ON, Canada. 

May 2019

Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. – Toronto “Sales Branch” relocated to expand as a Toronto “Distribution Center” in Mississauga, ON, Canada. 

December 2019

Azuma Foods Kampo Perú S.A.C. was established in Lima, Perú. 

August 2021

Azuma Foods (Canada) Co., Ltd. launched e-commerce online store Azumatei, for home deliveries in Greater Toronto Area, ON, Canada. 

Accolades

2007

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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”)