Oda Shouten Co., Ltd.
We have a track record of offering original foods using the Kumamoto Prefecture specialty of lotus roots.
We manufacture and sell products including mustard lotus root, which is a local specialty of Kumamoto Prefecture. We handle processing from the cultivation of lotus roots without using agricultural chemicals to product development. We sell three-colored lotus roots, lotus root chips, lotus root croquettes, lotus root confections, and so on. We do business with many domestic Japanese companies, such as Redhorse, Mitsui Food, Nakamurakaku, Izutsuya, and AP company. We have received high evaluations from various institutions. This includes the Kumamoto Prefecture Product Association Excellent Product Prize, the Kumamoto Prefecture Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry Crystal Prize, and so on. We received Local Industry Resource Utilization Project authorization from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in 2013.
[Company strength] We conduct processing from the cultivation of lotus roots to processing and sales. We have a wealth of experience in developing original goods. [Business description] Our company has been pursuing cooking and processing methods since our foundation in 1989 in order to deliver the deliciousness of lotus roots to every consumer. We now start from the in-house cultivation of lotus roots without using agricultural chemicals, and manufacture and sell various original products. We offer mustard lotus root, which is a local specialty of Kumamoto Prefecture, as well as lotus root products born from Kumamoto’s rich natural environment. We strongly hope that these products will become familiar and popular among consumers in the prefecture and elsewhere. [Industry] Food and drink retailing, and food manufacturing [Strength of products/technologies] Mustard lotus root, three-colored lotus root, lotus root chips, lotus root croquettes, and lotus root confections. [Representative's message] I am the corporate representative Hideo Oda, and I would like to express my sincere thanks for your patronage. We work on product development with a focus on mustard lotus root products. We hope to respond to customer needs with a philosophy of small lots, short delivery times, and high quality. We focus on this rather than mass production, for which our company size places a certain limit on our capacity. Please feel free to contact us if you are wondering if someone can make a particular kind of product. [Awards and media coverage] [Awards] Kumamoto Prefecture Product Association Excellent Product Prize and Kumamoto Prefecture Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry Crystal Prize, for our lotus root chips; Kumamoto Prefecture Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry Gold Prize for our colorful lotus root products; Local Industry Resource Utilization Project authorization by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2013). [Media] Kyusyu Asahi Broadcasting, “Asa-desu;” Nippon Television Network, “The Tetsuwan Dash;” TV Kumamoto, “News for Everybody,” “Eitaro’s Kataran-ne,” and so on; RKK Kumamoto Broadcasting, “RKK News JUST.” [Transaction terms] Payment is due on the last day of the month for the amount due as of the end of the previous month. [Main Clients / Business History (domestic)] Redhorse, Mitsui Food, Nakamurakaku, Izutsuya, AP company, Marugoto Nippon, Yagihashi, JR Kyushu Retail, Aeon Kyushu, and Mitsukoshi.
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