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1955
Started as Shibata Industries Co., Ltd., a Taiwanese-banana import company. Initial capital is 3.3 million yen.
Established Head office in Wakaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
1961
Capital increased to 12 million yen.
1962
Keihin factory opened.
1963
Tama factory, Kanto branch, and Nagoya branch opened.
1964
Fukuoka branch opened.
1968
Capital increased to 80 million yen.
1972
Started full-scale trading of pineapples.
1973
Started full-scale trading of Philippine-bananas and grapefruits. Sapporo branch and Shizuoka branch opened.
1974
Started full-scale trading of lemons.
1975
Kansai branch opened.
1977
Wholly-owned by All Nippon Airways Trading Co., Ltd. to be a member of ANA Group.
1978
Started full-scale trading of oranges.
1979
Japan Fresh Foods co.,Ltd. established.
1980
Kansai branch moved to Naruohama, Nishinomiya-shi, Hyogo.
1983
Capital increased to 320 million yen. Keihin factory moved to Ougi-machi, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa. Started full-scale trading of kiwi fruits.
1985
Started delivering goods to ANA Hotels. Developed and started selling its own brand product "Mild Banana" (from Ecuador).
1986
Introduced an online computer system.
1987
Kanto branch expanded and remodeled its banana ripening room, etc.
Japan Fresh Foods Co., Ltd. and Shibata Industries Co.,Ltd. merged. Capital increased to 323 million yen.
1988
Head office moved to Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
1991
Ootaichibabranch opened.
1992
Head office moved Minamioi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
1993
Sapporo branch moved to Zenibako, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido. Kansai branch expanded and remodeled its banana ripening room, etc.
1996
Kanto branch expanded and remodeled its office building and computer-controlled differential pressure type banana ripening room, etc. Head office moved to Yashio-shi, Saitama.
1999
Nagoya branch expanded and remodeled its banana ripening room, etc.
2000
Kansai branch expanded and remodeled its ripening equipment.
2001
Fukuoka branch expanded and remodeled its ripening equipment.
The company collaborated with All Nippon Airways Trading Co., Ltd. to develop and start selling its own brand product "frescana" (from Philippines).
2002
Shizuoka branch moved, and expanded and remodeled its ripening equipment.
2005
Contracted with a Japanese-run banana farm in Ecuador in South America. Collaborated with All Nippon Airways Trading Co., Ltd. to self-brand "TANABE FARM" and start selling its products.
2006
Received ISO9001 certification for banana business in Tokyo branch.
2008
Received ISO9001 certification for banana business in Kansai branch.
2009
Tokyo branch expanded and remodeled its banana ripening equipment.
2009
Received ISO9001 certification for banana business in Nagoya branch.
2010
Received ISO9001 certification for banana business in Hokkaido branch.
2010
Received ISO9001 certification for banana business in Oiripening chamber in Tokyo branch.
2010
Received ISO9001 certification for banana business in Shizuoka branch.
2010
Received ISO9001 certification for banana business in Fukuoka branch.
2011
Yoriiripening chamber in Tokyo branch opened.
2011
Chu-Shikoku branch opened.
2011
Received ISO9001 certification for banana business in Yoriiripening chamber in Tokyo branch.
2013
Tokyo branch expanded and remodeled its banana ripening equipment.
2014
Changed the company name from Japan Fresh Foods Co., Ltd. to ANA Foods Co., Ltd.
2014
Succeeded food business from All Nippon Airways Trading Co., Ltd.
2014
Acquired 100% of Sky Foods Co., Ltd. and A-Sweets House Inc.
2014
Head office/Tokyo branch sales department moved to Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
2015
Merged with Sky Foods Co., Ltd. and sales division from A-Sweets House Inc.
2015
Received ISO9001 certification for Processed Foods Div. (Import & Business Development Dept.) and Gift Dept.
Received ISO27001 (ISMS) certification for Gift Dept.
Yashioripening chamber in Tokyo branch expanded and remodeled.
2016
Sendai ripening chamber in Tokyo branch opened.
Opened a dessert bar "JANICE WONG" at Shinjuku "NEWoMan".
2017
Customer center moved to Yashio,Saitama.
2022
Head office moved to Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo.