Fact Sheet

Corporate Statement
Taiyo is a leading manufacturer of functional ingredients for the food, beverage and supplement industries. Taiyo focuses on the development of innovative ingredients, derived from natural sources, to further develop the body’s ability to protect and manage one’s health.Products include Suntheanine® (a unique amino acid found in green tea which reduces stress without drowsiness), Sunphenon® (high grade green tea catechins), Matcha Powder (natural green tea leaf powder high in polyphenols, vitamins, minerals and fibers), SunActive® Fe, a super-dispersed iron having no gastrointestinal irritation, no unpleasant flavor, no change of color and superior bio-availability, and Sunfiber®, a water soluble dietary fiber.

Company Profile

Established: January 28, 1948 (Founded in May, 1946)
Capital: 7,730,621,500 yen
Number of employees (consolidated): 1,166 (additional temporary employees: 188)
Fiscal term: March 31
Regular general
stockholders meeting:
Reference date: March 31
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Title Name Role or main occupation
President Nagahiro Yamazaki
Vice president Yoshiki Yamazaki Domestic Sales
Vice president Naganori Yamazaki China and Southeast Asia
Vice president Lekh Raj Juneja N&S Americas, Europe and India
Director Tomoharu Kato R&D and Quality Assurance, Head of Shiohama Plant
Director Shoji Yoshioka Administration & Production, Head of Nanbu Plant
Director Naotoshi Masukawa Corporate Goverance & Finance
Standing Statutory Auditor Nobuhide Hagiwara
Auditor Masayuki Ohashi Chairman of the board, Ohashi Gakuen Group
Auditor Masato Watanabe CPA, Watanabe Masato Office

Offices and Affiliations

Yokkaichi Head Office
800, Yamadacho, Yokkaichi, Mie 512-1111
TEL: +81-3-5470-6800 FAX: +81-3-5470-6804Tokyo Head Office
1-6-3, Hamamatsucho Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0013
TEL: +81-03-5470-6800 FAX: +81-03-5470-6804Food Analysis Technology Center
1-6-3, Hamamatsucho Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0013
TEL: +81-03-5470-6800 FAX: +81-03-5470-6804

Chubu Sales Office
800, Yamadacho, Yokkaichi, Mie 512-1111
TEL: +81-0593-28-2711 FAX: +81-0593-28-1113

Osaka Sales Office
Century Bldg 4F, 2-5-8 Hiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0046
TEL: +81-06-6222-3881 FAX: +81-06-6222-3897

Shiohama Plant
1-3, Takaramachi, Yokkaichi, Mie 510-0844
TEL: +81-0593-47-1877 FAX: +81-0593-46-8761

Nanbu Plant
800, Yamadacho, Yokkaichi, Mie 512-1111
TEL: +81-59-340-0820 FAX: +81-59-328-1430

Research Institute
1-3, Takaramachi, Yokkaichi, Mie 510-0844
TEL: +81-0593-47-5400 FAX: +81-0593-47-5417

1-4-15 Yasujima, Yokkaichi, Mie 510-0075

Taiyo Kagaku China Co., Ltd.
F15/C Suntime International Mansion 450 Fushan Road
Pudong Shanghai 200122 P.R. CHINA
TEL: +86-21-6876-6828 FAX: +86-21-6876-6830

Taiyo International Inc.
5960 Golden Hills Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55416 USA
TEL: +1-763-398-3003 FAX: +1-763-398-3007

Taiyo Inter Korea Co., Ltd.
302, Windstone Hofficetel 275-2, Yanjae-Dong, Seocho-ku,
Seoul, Korea
TEL: +82-2-571-7588 FAX: +82-2-571-7589

Taiyo Europe
Hornberg Strasse 39, D-70794 Filderstadt
TEL: +49-711-6745-97011 FAX: +49-711-6745-07022

Taiyo GmbH
Mittelstrasse 36, D-58332 Schwelm
TEL: +49-2336-9150-216 FAX: +49-2336-9150-223

Taiyo Bangkok
52/26 Moo 8, Petchkasem Rd, Bangwha, Pasicharoen
Bangkok 10160 Thailand
TEL: +66-2869-4851 FAX: +66-2896-8795

Kaifeng Taiyo, Kinmei Food Co., Ltd.
Jinming Dongie Zhongduan, Kaifaqu, Kaifeng City,
Henan Pr. 475004 CHINA
TEL: +86-378-3856804 FAX: +86-378-3850374

Taiyo Food (Tianjing) Co., Ltd.
No 6 Shuangchen Dong Road, Beichen
Hi-tech Industrial Park, Tianji City, 300400 CHINA
TEL: +86-22-2698-5774 FAX: +86-22-2698-0091

Taiyo Green Power Co., Ltd.
63 Lihe Lu, Shuofang Industry Park, Wuxi New District
Jiangsu 214142 China
TEL: +86-510-5310028 FAX: +86-510-5311738

Taiyo Lucid Pvt. Ltd.
401A Navbharat Estaes, Zakaria Bunder Road, Sewri West
Mumbai 400 015 India
TEL: +91-22-415-8059 FAX: +91-22-415-8074