Over 100 years ago, a store named Urakami was established by Seisuke Urakami in Osaka which marked the beginning of one of Japan's leading food corporations nowadays - House Foods.
Starting with Vermont Curry as one of the very famous products in Japan, we now provide a wide range of products such as spice and curry, prepared food and noodle, retort food, healthy food and snack that are widely accepted in Japan and sell in many countries around the world. Our products do not only bring the unforgettable taste, but also create new eating habit and give enjoyment to people all over the world.
Urakami Seisuke founded a store named "Urakami store" in Osaka.
Expanded business to Curry market with "Home Curry".
"House Curry" was launched.
The Company was reorganized as a stock company and renamed "Urakami Foods Industry Co., Ltd.".
The name of the company was changed to House Food Industrial Co., Ltd.
The company launched Indian Curry, the first solid curry roux in Japan.
Vermont Curry was launched. The product was advertised on TV and achieved unprecedented sales.
An office opened in Sendai (currently Sendai Branch). Pudding Mix was launched.
The company was listed on both Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges. Kukure Curry was launched.
The company launched Tongari Corn (Corn Chips), achieving high sales in the snack foods market.
Company trade mark and logo were renewed under a new company slogan, "House Foods expands the joyful world of home cooking."
Sales exceeded 100 billion yen.
Kokumaro Curry and Hokkaido Stew were launched.
The company celebrated the 90th anniversary of its foundation and adopted "Taste and comfort" as its new corporate message.
Foundation of HOUSE WELLNESS FOODS CORPORATION.
The company obtained a Next Generation Certification Mark (known as Kurumin) from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
Retort pouched Beef Curry, Retort pouched Pork Curry, and Retort pouched Chicken Curry, developed as food supplies for astronauts who stay at the International Space Station (ISS), were acknowledged as "Japanese space foods" by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
A joint ISO-14001 certificate obtained for the entire company.
Started to build a plant in Dong Nai province, Vietnam.
Celebrating 100 - year heritage.
Osaka Head Office Premises Completion.