Corporate History

Company history
1973 Established Ocean Trading Co., Ltd. in Kita-ku, Kyoto with a capital of 5 million yen for the purpose of importing Tasmanian beef
1974 Started importing cut flowers and fresh fish from New Zealand
1976 Moved the headquarter from Kita-ku, Kyoto to Ukyo-ku, Kyoto
1986 Increased capital to 10 million yen
1987 Started importing Colombian carnations and roses
1989 Started importing Sakaki from China
1993 Turnover exceed 5 billion yen
1994 Started importing salmon form Norway
1996 Started handling blueberries
2003 Established Yoneda Farm Co.
2004 Started importing frozen salmon from Chile
2005 Started importing fresh salmon from Canada
2006 Established Tokyo Sales Branch in Tokai, Ota-ku, Tokyo / Started exploring fresh yellowtail amberjack
2007 Registered Aurora Salmon® trademark / Started exporting fresh yellowtail amberjack
2008 Established Japan Vietnam Agritech Farm Co., Ltd. in Dalat, Vietnam / Moved Tokyo Sales Branch to Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Started importing tuna loins from Indonesia
2009 Increased capital to 20 million yen
2010 Head office relocated from Ukyo-ku, Kyoto to Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
2011 Turnover exceed 10 billion yen / Started importing chrysanthemums from JVAT / Started shipping fresh yellowtail amberjack to EU
2012 Aurora Salmon®5th Anniversary
2013 Started exporting Tsukiji fish market’s fresh fish to Malaysia
2014 Started shipping Sushi products to EU
2015 Increased capital to 35 million yen
2016 Turnover exceed 20 billion yen
2017 Aurora Salmon®10th Anniversary
2018 Tokyo Sales Branch moves to Tokyo Chuou-ku Ginza
Mr. Naoki Kaneko is appointed to position of Executive Vice President
2019 Turnover exceeds 25 billion JPY
2021 Turnover exceeds 30 billion JPY
2022 Mr. Tachio Yoneda is appointed to position of Chairman
Mr. Naoki Kaneko is appointed to position of President
Aurora Salmon®15th Anniversary