Opened underwater restaurant and other exhibits at World Expo in Osaka


Kikkoman Foods, Inc. our first U.S. plant, established in Walworth, Wisconsin


Kikkoman enters restaurant business in Europe by opening Daitokai restaurant in Dusseldorf, Germany

1974 Kikkoman enters restaurant business in Japan by opening Colza restaurant in Tokyo
1979 Kikkoman Trading Europe GmbH is established in Dusseldorf, Germany
1980 Kikkoman Shoyu renamed Kikkoman Corporation
Kikkoman Australia Pty Limited established in Sydney, Australia

Kikkoman (S) Pte Ltd established in Singapore


Chitose Plant completed in Hokkaido, Japan

1990 Kikkoman acquired perpetual marketing rights to Del Monte brand in Asia-Pacific region (excluding the Philippines)

Joint-venture company, President Kikkoman Inc., is established to produce soy sauce in Tainan,Taiwan

Kikkoman Trading (S) Pte Ltd is established in Singapore
1992 Kikkoman Australia Pty Limited begins marketing operations in Sydney

Kikkoman Foods Europe B.V. established in the Netherlands

1998 JFC International (Europe) GmbH established in Dusseldorf

Kikkoman Foods, Inc. establishes its second U.S. plant in Folsom, California