Company Profile

K. Kobayashi & Co., Ltd., as the largest volume importer of spices in Japan, importing

We directly from countries of origin
We directly imports a broad range of merchandise including spices and herbs as well as edible nuts, dried fruits, wines and olive oils from various parts of the world.
Among such merchandise, we have stayed in the industry’s leading position in terms of imports of spices, which are our core products.
The Kobe Spice Center was established to realize quality-first processing and develop a system that enables high-mix low-volume production, and we have customized our products so as to meet our customers’ requests.
We will continue to discover valuable merchandise that meets future needs to deliver such merchandise to customers in Japan by leveraging the trust we have earned and outcomes we have achieved through our 139 years of history and our agility to respond to the changing times.