KOMASA JYOZO CO.,LTD
KOMASA JYOZO CO.,LTD

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Company Profile

Company Profile

Company name Komasa Jyozo Co., Ltd.
Established 1883
Head office 7-5, Oroshihonmachi Kagoshima city, Kagoshima 891-0123 Japan
Factory 3309, Hioki Hiyoshi-cho Hioki city, Kagoshima 899-3101 Japan
President Yoshifumi Komasa
Capital 30 million yen

About us

    1. Founded over 130 years ago, Komasa Jyozo manufactures premium shōchū and liqueurs. We are a leader in the shōchū industry.
    2. Our distillery is located in Kagoshima, about 1,000 km southwest of Tokyo, the home of Satsuma shōchū, a shōchū brand that has received WTO geographical indication status alongside Bordeaux wine and Scotch whisky.

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  1. With ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 certification, we put top priority on quality, and are committed to ensuring safety and peace of mind.
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Company History

1883 Founded by first president Ichisuke Komasa

1883

1905 Received license under the Liquor Tax Act
Jul 1953 Incorporated as a company. Kanosuke Komasa becomes president

1953-1
1953-2-3 1953-3

Apr 1958 Obtained liqueur manufacturing license and began production and sale of habushu (Okinawan snake wine) and umeshu (plum liqueur)
Jul 1985 Started distillery with latest facilities
Jul 1986 Completed storehouses No. 1 and No. 2 for oak casks at Mellowed Kozuru no Sato

1986

Jun 1993 Completed storehouse No. 3 for oak casks

1993

Oct 1995 Reorganized as a stock company
Sep 1999 Completed Shikongura storehouse for preparation of moromi in earthenware pots

1999

Mar 2001 Received FVO (Farm Verified Organic) Standard certification
Apr 2004 Obtained ISO 14001 certification
Sep 2006 ISO 9001 certification

2006

May 2007 Established Kozuru Farms Co., Ltd.

2007

Aug 2009 Opened direct sales store,Komasaya, at Hioki Distillery

2009