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101 Top Japanese Food and Beverage Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Food and Beverage companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food and Beverage industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Food and Beverage Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Integriculture

Integriculture

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Integriculture makes cellular agriculture products to improve sustainability, food security, and reduce public health problems.

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DAIZ produces and sells plant-based meat, ‘Miracle Meat’ which uses germinated soybeans by the proprietary ‘Ochiai Germination Method.’

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Retty

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Retty is a social gourmet site where users can write reviews about restaurants and diners.

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DELY

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DELY provides cooking video services that introduces a variety of tasty food recipes.

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TableCheck

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TableCheck is a world-class reservation platform that centralizes reservations from third-party reservation sites.

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Snaq me

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Snaq me is a personalized subscription service for Guilt Free snacks that do not feel guilty when eaten.

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SHAREDINE

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SHAREDINE is a Food and Beverage start up.

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Base Food

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Base Food’s mission is to reinvent the ingredients in staple foods so that a healthy lifestyle can be accesible to all.

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Nosh

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Nosh is a delivery food service platform based in Osaka.

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Planet Table

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Planet Table is a Japanese foodtech startup.

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10x Japan

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10X is a document that summarizes the values, business and company outlines, and the actual working environment that 10X values.

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PostCoffee

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PostCoffee is an online coffee platform that provides coffee subscription and delivery services.

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Ulysses

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Ulysses is a startup based developing SaaS for the food industry.

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Oishi kenko

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Oishi kenko is a healthcare business through food as a philosophy so that everyone can eat delicious forever.

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Mellow Japan

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Mellow is a food and beverage company that offers a food truck platform and event management support services.

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Pan For You

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Pan For You is a Food & Beverage Company.

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Agri Holdings

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Agri Holdings is a solution company in the field of agriculture, food, and health.

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SARAH

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SARAH has been working on the planning and operation of the gourmet community app “SARAH”.

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vivid garden

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vivid garden is an Agriculture company.

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Okan Japan

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Okan Japan is a food and beverage service provider company.

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Greenspoon

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Greenspoon offers fruit and vegetable-packed frozen smoothies that provide proper nutrients to consumers.

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MARS Company Japan

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MARS Company is an application of 3D design service.

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Life Log Technology

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Life Log is a healthcare technology company composed of dietitians, engineers, data scientists, and artificial intelligence researchers.

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Office de Yasai

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Office de Yasai is an online platform that enables users to order and get vegetables delivered to their offices.

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Okage

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Okage is an e-commerce and advertising company.

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Favy

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Favy.jp is WEB service for all of the shops make it easy to home page.

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Canly

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Canly engages in the internet media, advertising, and consulting businesses.

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Yolo Japan

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Yolo is a Operation of information media for foreign residents and residents of Japan.

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STAR FESTIVAL Japan

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The main business area is the foodtech sector

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KitchHike

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KitchHike is an online service that connects cooks and hikers in kitchens all over the world.

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Legmin

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Legmin is an development of vegetable production / sales farming robot / management system for leafy vegetables.

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ukka

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Ukka is a Creating the ideal form of food and agriculture.

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Enowa Japan

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Enowa is Contributing to society by creating harmony and harmony through IT agriculture

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KANKAK

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KANKAK operates completely cashless cafes KITASANDO COFFEE and TAILORED CAFE.

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epoc Japan

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Epoc is an overseas distribution platform for connecting the world with food.

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Repohappy

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Repohappy is a food and beverage media that receives invitations from popular stores.

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Tricot

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Tricot is a food and beverage company.

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Headwaters Japan

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Headwaters is a platform that helps to provide optimal customer service.

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Gryllus

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Gryllus specializes in cricket breeding management and breeding.

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DIRIGIO

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DIRIGIO is an Operation and development of mobile order & pay platform.

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MiL Inc

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MiL Inc is a health care and food tech company that creates food brands while valuing ethical consumption.

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Algal Bio

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Algal Bio is an food tech startup, was established in 2018 based upon 20 years of research results at the University of Tokyo.

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FLASHPARK

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FLASHPARK is a general mail order sites for cakes.

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600

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600 is the co-working space and the event space mainly in offices in 23 wards

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Mealthy Japan

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Mealthy is a company provides a personal support app.

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HIDEOUT CLUB

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HIDEOUT CLUB is a food and beverage company.

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Yoyu

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COTTEA is made to easily provide coffee that suits each taste.

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World One Group

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World One Group is a processing, distribution, import / export and sale of foods managed by restaurants and food retailers.

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Taberumo

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Taberumo is the developer of cultivation technologies and new applications of Spirulina for its commercial production and marketing.

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Ecoloblue JAPAN

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Ecolo Blue creates delicious drinking water from the moisture in the air.

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Les Trois Graces

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Les Trois Graces operates its business centered on three divisions: the apparel business, the food business, and the entertainment business

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Cookbiz Co.,Ltd

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Cookbiz offers a job search engine that caters to the food-related industries.

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nonpi

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nonpi is creating communication opportunities with technology and delicious.

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Shiftall

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Shiftall is a Panasonic group company.

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X Kitchen

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X Kitchen develops multiple brands in a single kitchen.

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Ellie

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Ellie develops silk food using silkworm as raw material.

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AoyamaLab

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AoyamaLab is a food and beverage EC venture that provides a welfare shopping site exclusively for employees.

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Phytochem Products

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Phytochem Products manufactures and sells plant-derived functional food ingredients, cosmetic raw materials & pharmaceutical ingredients.

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Tavelmout

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Tavelmout is one business entity of a group of biotech companies to develop cultivation technologies and new applications.

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VEGHEET

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VEGHEET specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of vegetable sheet.

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Goodman Kitchen

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Goodman Kitchen is an outdoor restaurant where you can enjoy a moving space and experience.

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Homeal

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Homeal is an online food marketplace that provides food delivery services.

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yasaikobo

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yasaikobo is astart-up to operate a fully artificial light plant plant factory.

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New Action

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New Action is Offering tastyTable online food delivery with recipes where you can enjoy a meal like a restaurant at home.

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TOPICA Japan

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Topica operate video media and conduct video marketing business.

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Hokkaido Products

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Hokkaido Products is a baby food manufacturing company.

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Coconomi

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Coconomi is a platform that optimally matches food that suits people’s taste and taste.

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Shoku Bunka

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Shoku Bunka develops business on the internet sales of specialty foods.

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Shikomel

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Shikomel is an app service for restaurants that enables preparation of food provided at the store.

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VEGEO VEGECO

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VEGEO VEGECO is a service that delivers safe and safe vegetables from Kyushu.

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NIKKOKU SEIFUN

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NIKKOKU SEIFUN is a manufacture and sale of foods made from buckwheat and wheat.

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Ajinomoto

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Ajinomoto is a food company that provides seasonings, processed foods, beverages, amino acids and chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

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Archis

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Archis helps develop export-quality food products made from local ingredients that represent each region of Japan.

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YOI LABO

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YOI LABO is a D2C company that develops pairing tea.

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KYSHOW

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KYSHOW operates high-quality fresh fish stores.

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Cloud Food

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Cloud Food is a designer of food industry connections.

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CHEFY

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It is a start-up to create a platform for food and beverage

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Gochiso

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Gochiso was born as a platform to address social and environmental issues in a sustainable and practical way.

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LikePay

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LikePay is a marketing company that specializes in broad advertising, reliable reviews, advertisements that definitely work.

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WithGreen

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WithGreen is a store of domestic vegetables and meat.

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Hirakawa Winery

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Hirakawa Winery is a food and beverage comapny.

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DIAMOND BREWING

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DIAMOND BREWING is a microbrewery where you can enjoy beer using Kumamoto’s special products and agricultural products.

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Tosa Brewing Company

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Tosa Brewing Company is a Shopping & retail based platform.

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United & Collective

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United & Collective is a Restaurant management company.

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Asahi Group Holdings

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Asahi Group Holdings is a global spirits, beverage, and food company.

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Kirin Holdings

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Kirin Holdings manufactures and sells alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and pharmaceuticals and bio-chemicals.

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Fuji

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Fuji specializes in the retail sales of food, clothing and daily necessities.

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Seiyu Group

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Seiyu is a nationwide supermarket chain that offers customers a broad assortment of fresh food, general merchandise, and apparel products.

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Nagase & Co

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Nagase & Co engages in the manufacture, sale of chemicals, plastics, electronics, materials, and cosmetics.

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Ghost Kitchens

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Ghost Kitchens is a restaurant that provides online food delivery services.

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Suntory Holdings

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Suntory Holdings offers a diverse portfolio of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

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Nissin Foods Holdings

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Nissin Foods Holdings engaged in the manufacture and sale of instant food.

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Nissui

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Nissui is a marine products company.

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Suntory Beverage & Food

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Suntory Beverage & Food is a Food & Beverage company.

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LIFE

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LIFE owns and operates supermarkets that retail food products and clothing.

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CANBRIGHT

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CANBRIGHT specializes in the development, manufacturing and sales of processed foods.

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Asobi System

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Japanese pop culture entertainment. Manages Japanese pop artists like Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, and produces Harajuku KAWAii, and other events.

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Yakult Honsha

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Yakult Honsha produces and sells fermented milk products, soft drinks and food products.

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Seven-Eleven Japan

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Seven-Eleven Japan offers ATM and Wi-Fi services, as well as a wide range of snacks, beverages, cosmetics, and merchandise.

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Oisix

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Oisix is a web-based platform that enables its users to order organic and natural food online.

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Kissei Pharmaceutical

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Kissei Pharmaceutical is a food company.

Written by Mark Fitz

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