Company Information

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.