|Company History of Miyata Co., Ltd.|
|1931||Keiichiro Miyata established a sole proprietorship in Kinshi-cho district in Tokyo (present-day Kinshi).|
|1955||He established Miyata Shoten KK and assumed the role of chief executive officer. Capitalization of 4.5 million yen.|
|1964||Keiichiro Miyata became the company’s executive chairman.
Yoshiharu Miyata became the chief executive officer.
|1970||Trade name changed to Miyata Co., Ltd.|
|1971||Had a breakthrough as a wholesaler of nonreturnable products under “Mama Kore!!” (private brands for moms).|
|1980||Capitalization increased to 18 million yen.|
|1981||Started selling Mama brand, “Okashiyasan Dori (Sweets Street)”
Moved office to Kahei, Adachi-ku, Tokyo.
|1983||Osamu Miyata becomes chief executive officer.|
|1986||Started selling “Honmono no Aji (Authentic Taste)” and “Kenko wa Shizen to Tomodachi (Health is Nature’s Friend)”.|
|1993||Nagoya Distribution Center opened.|
|1994||Planning & Development Office (current Planning & Development Department) started
Began regular hiring of new graduates.
|1995||Extension of headquarters distribution center (Kahei, Adachi-ku).|
|1996||Acquired 4,250 square meters of land in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, for new headquarters
Second Sales Division established (targeting supermarkets, department stores).
|May 1997||New headquarters (with adjoining distribution center) completed in Matsudo City.|
|1998||New “Honmono no Aji” series became a big hit
Started selling “The Wagashi” products
Started selling “Ajisai Dori” products again.
|1999||Started selling “Oishii Teian” products again.|
|November, 1999||Started using new sales management system.|
|2002||Started selling “L’Atelier” products
Renewal of “Shin Oishii Teian” products.
|2003||Renewal of “New Oishii Teian” products
Started selling “Takumi no Mai” products
Started selling “Furusato Dagashi” products
Osaka Distribution Center opened.
|2004||Started selling “Furusato Tsumeawase” products
Started selling “Furusato Dagashi” products again
Sendai Distribution Center opened.
|2005||Started handling imported confectionery products
Established Sweetbox Co., Ltd. for importing confectionery products.
|2006||Established Kashi Kurodou Co., Ltd. (capitalized at 10 million yen) through joint venture with Tokyo Karinto Co., Ltd.|
|September, 2006||Osaka sales office opened
Annual sales reached 16 billion yen.
|February, 2007||Saisho Distribution Center opened (Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture).|
|July, 2007||Fukushima Distribution Center opened.|
|2008||Established Kinshido Co., Ltd. for handling half-dry Japanese sweets.|
|April 2009||Fukushima sales office (Fukushima City) opened.|
|2010||In April, established Happy Pocket Co., Ltd. to import confectionery goods.|
|August, 2010||Kyushu Distribution Center opened (Yame-gun).|
|April 2011||Hokkaido Distribution Center opened (Ishikari City).|
|July, 2011||Kanto Distribution Center opened (Joso City).|
|November, 2011||Okinawa Distribution Center opened. (Urasoe City).|
|December, 2011||Kanto Factory opened (Joso City).|
|July, 2018||Toyohashi Laboratory opened.|
|March, 2021||Janzen Tai was appointed as CEO.|