Inoue Shuzou Co., Ltd.
Expanding overseas with sake and shochu with a 200-year history
Our sake distilling business carries on the tradition and know-how of sake and spirits built up since our establishment in 1804. We received an Award of Excellence from the Kumamoto Regional Taxation Bureau for eight consecutive years, as well as first prize in the National Spring Alcohol Contest and National Autumn Alcohol Contest. Our major customers in Japan include Itochu Shokuhin, Nihon Shurui Hanbai, Sanyo, Yamae Hisano, Kokubu, etc. We export our products to Belgium, China (Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong), Taiwan and Australia. We will continue to develop new marketing channels mainly in the USA and European countries through J-GoodTech, a business matching site organized by the Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation.
[Company strength] Strictly following our founder’s motto of “Quality First,” we are continuing the 210-year history of Inoue Shuzuo. We are blessed with natural clean air and good filtered water, and devote ourselves to producing safe high-quality spirits. Popular among the community, we appreciate the support of all customers who enjoy our products. While maintaining our tradition, we are committed to making exciting products matching the times. [Business description] Established in 1804, we have long distilled sake in Otsuru, surrounded by mountains and plains. [Industry] Sake (Japanese rice wine) distiller [Representative's message] We are keen to promote our sake and shochu products, which are national liquors in Japan, based on our commitment to high quality, through J-GoodTech. [Company structure for market development/overseas expansion] We will expand exports especially to the US and European markets by joining trade meetings. We can modify bottle specifications to meet overseas standards. [Awards and media coverage] [Awards] Award of Excellence from Kumamoto Regional Taxation Bureau for eight consecutive years (as of 2016), and first prizes in the National Spring Alcohol Contest and National Autumn Alcohol Contest
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