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Company NameJapan Greentea Co., Ltd.
AddressTobu Fuji Bldg. 24-4 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0031 Japan
TEL+81-3-5728-6800
FAX+81-3-5428-6802
PresidentDaitaro Kitajima
CapitalJPY60,000,000
Annual RevenueJPY3,500,000,000. (Equivalent to USD35,000,000.) Year 2013.
Number of Employees90 (As of January 2017)
Domestic Office Osaka office604 Route Semba, 1-9-1, Minamikyuhoji-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka-City, Osaka 541-0058
TEL +81-6-6271-0849
FAX +81-6-6271-5226
Shops 1.
Cha Yu Tea Rooms
total 2 all through Japan, 2. Tea Boutique store Business
Operations1) Import, export, planning, manufacturing, wholesale, and retailing of teas, herbs, spices, seasonings, snacks, and grain from all over the world.
2) OEM/Private Brand, business development
3) Retail shop and tea room management
4) Popularization of tea culture
Corporate Philosophy1) The pioneer of herbs in Japan
2) The leading tea trader of worldwide teas in Japan

History

1969Nov.Established Japan Greentea Promotion Center in Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
1971Feb.Incorporated the business as Japan Greentea Promotion Center Co., Ltd.
1973Jan.Moved the head office (HO) to Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
1980Jul.Altered the company name to Japan Greentea Co., Ltd.
1981Jun.Moved HO to Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
1982Nov.Opened Japan's first specialty store on herb and tea "Tea Boutique" in Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
1984May.Participated in the establishment of Japan Herb Association
1985Apr.Established Osaka sub-branch in Nishi-Nakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka Established Hamburg office in Germany
1986May.Participated in the establishment of Japan Mate Tea Association Nov. Moved HO to Kami-ochiai, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
1994Aug.Moved HO to Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
1995Aug.Moved Osaka sub-branch to Minamikyuhoji-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka
1996Oct.Established the first China tea room in Japan, "Cha Yu Alan Chan Tea Room" at Shinjuku Takashimaya Department Store, Tokyo
1997Aug.Moved the distribution center to Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama
2001Feb.Renewed "Cha Yu" at Umeda Daimaru Department Store, Osaka
Mar.Participated in the establishment of Mint Association
2002Feb.Opened "Cha Yu" at Yokohama Sogo Department Store, Kanagawa
Sep.Changed the name of Osaka sub-branch to Osaka branch
2003Mar.Opened "Cha Yu" at Sapporo Daimaru Department Store, Hokkaido Moved HO to Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Apr.Opened "Cha Yu" at Ginza Matsuya Department Store, Tokyo
2004May.Opened "Cha Yu" at Kichijoji Lonlon Department Store, Tokyo
Oct.Opened "Cha Yu" at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Department Store, Tokyo Opened "Tea Boutique" at Chuo-Rinkan Tokyu Supermarket, Kanagawa
Nov.Opened "Cha Yu" at Sendai Sakurano Department Store, Miyagi
2005Jan.Established the confectionery factory in Akebonobashi, Tokyo
Mar.Opened "Cha Yu" at "Ecute" at JR Omiya Station, Saitama
May.Moved the distribution center to Iwata-shi, Shizuoka
Jun.Participated in the establishment of Japan Chinese tea Association
Dec.Opened "Cha Yu" at Tsukuba Grand Plechef Supermarket, Chiba
2006Mar.Opened "Cha Yu" at Chiba Sogo Department Store, Chiba
2007Apr.Remodeling of "Cha Yu CHINA TEA SALON" at Shinjuku Takashimaya Department Store 6F, Shinjuku Tokyo
2009Nov.Participated in the establishment of Japan Argan Oil Association
Nov.Celebrated 40 year’s anniversary of Japan Greentea Co., Ltd
2011Nov.President Isamu Kitajima took place of administrative director of Japan Morocco Association
2012Aug.Relocated Tokyo main office to Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku

Product Lines

Japanese Green Tea
GARASHA Japanese Green Tea Collection
Tea Boutique
Sweet Sakura Tea - Cherry Blossom Flavored Black and Green Tea with Cherry Blossom Flower Teas, herbal infusions from all around the world
Cul Pepper
Fruits & Herb Tea
Cha Yu
Premium Chinese Tea product and tea house.
Paradise Farm

Distributions in Japanese market - Import Brands

Japan Greentea is the sole agent for Pompadour and Jane's Krazy Mixed-Up Seasonings.

POMPADOUR (Germany)
The herbal tea brand of Teekanne Gmbh & Co. KG., which is one of the world's top manufacturers of herbal teas with a history of over 120 years. JGT is a sole agent of POMPADOUR in Japan.
Jane's Krazy Mixed-Up Seasonings (U.S.A.)
Rock salt based seasoning mixes. The unique combination of select herbs and spices make Jane's Krazy Mixed-Up Seasonings the only seasonings of their kind-remarkable and unforgettable. They add exciting flavor to meat, poultry and fish. Fantastic on vegetables, too.
Cerulean Seas Sea Salt (U.S.A.)
From sun-drenched California shores. It is derived from seawater and produced with an eye toward purity. Cerulean Seas Sea Salt is kosher certified for both Passover and daily use.
PAJARITO(Paraguay)
The No. 1 brand of Mate Tea in Paraguay. Mate tea has been drunken in South America since ancient times. Pajarito brand provides high quality mate tea in the form of instant powder or teabags.
Zit Argane (Morocco)
The high-quality vegetable oil derived from the nuts of the Argan which is a slow-growing spiny knotted thorn-tree similar to the olive and grows only in southwestern Morocco. This precious and nutritious oil which is all-natural and pure is used not only for cooking, but also for beauty and bathing products.
The Tea Room (U.S.A.)
Organic Tea Chocolate Bar Fusions
SENSIBLE FOODS (U.S.A.)
Crunch Dried Snacks
Campagne&cie (CANADA)
Flower Jam

Tea House & Salon

Cha Yu Cha Yu CHINA TEA SALON at Shinjuku Takashimaya Department Store
Tel/Fax +81-3-5361-1380

Cha Yu CHINA TEA HOUSE at Sapporo Daimaru Department Store
Tel/Fax +81-11-222-3595


"Cha Yu" at Shinjuku Takashimaya Department Store