Company EstablishmentMatazaemon Nakano, a Japanese sake producer, successfully brewed vinegar from sake lees (a by-product of sake brewing).
Mizkan™ Handa Plant begins operation
The birth of "YAMABUKITM"
YAMABUKI™ vinegar is made from sake lees and matured for 3 years. This vinegar complements well with nigiri (hand pressed) sushi.
"Mizkan™ Logo" registered
Famous Mizkan™ mark is derived from Matazaemon Nakano IV's family crest.
Vinegar Bottling began.
"AJIPON™" was introduced.
"Sauce for Shabu-shabu", "PONSHABU™" "GOMASHABU™" and "Sweet Seasoning" were introduced to the market.
Major U.S. Vinegar Manufacturer "American Industries" acquired.
"Tsuyu" was introduced in JapanUsing plenty amount of real bonito stock, "Tsuyu" was introduced to the huge market. The product name was later changed to "OIGATSUO™ TSUYU" and became a favorite soup base at home.
Mizkan Thailand was established.
Mizkan Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. was established in Singapore as the regional headquarters of the Asia Pacific Ocean region.
Branches in Hongkong and Taiwan of Mizkan Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. were established.
Sarson's™ & Haywards™ brands were acquired.
Branston™ brand was acquired.
Ragu™ & Bertolli™ pasta brands were acquired.