Toyo Nut Company begins full operation
|1959||Olympic and Ton’s Brand products go on sale|
|Commercial products go on sale, focusing primarily on almonds, cashews, mixed nuts, raisins, prunes and dried bananas|
An increasing number of product varieties are added and efforts are made to grow the sales market beyond Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe to encompass the entire country
|1963||Nacky goes on sale and is exported to the US and Western Europe to help popularize cashews|
|Sales of pistachios begin|
|1964||The Tokyo Olympics present an opportunity to popularize garbanzo and mixed nuts|
|1965||One kilogram cans of Ton’s Brand Golden Mixed Nuts go on sale|
Operation of a practical trial facility is started with the aim of full-scale factory construction Comparison testing of various heat sources, including L.P.G., white kerosene and electricity, is carried out Equipment testing introduced for continuous fryers, microwave irradiation machinery, mixers, etc.
|1970||Participation in the Expo ‘70 International Bazaar is used to help popularize cashew nuts|
|Fukuoka Sales Office is opened|
|1971年||Develop “Nu Nuts” (low-fat, high-protein peanuts) through a technical tie-up with Seabrook Corporation in the US and Fuji Oil Co., Ltd.|
|Develop a simple method for detecting aflatoxins (carcinogenic toxins) and present it at the 26th Meeting of the Japanese Society for Food Hygiene and Safety|
Move to current headquarters/factory and begin full-scale operation
|1980||Neo Mixed Nuts containing sun drop raisin cookies goes on sale.|
|1981||Shop opened at the Kobe Portopia ‘81 Expo.
Ijinkan Nuts, Cashew Corn and Nut Chocolate Ice Cream go on sale.
Snacky Mixed Nuts cans (popular large-size cans) go on sale.
|1982||Under the catchphrase of “Nature’s foods,” five products (Mixed Nuts, Nut Chocolate, Yogurt Nuts and Fruit, Prune Jelly and Nacky) and associated gift-ware are introduced in the DX series health-focused product line.|
|1983||Unsalted mixed nuts are added to the DX series.|
|1986||“Sakanattsu Hi!” goes on sale as a popular, handy-size snack packet combining dried fish with nuts, reflecting efforts to meet changing market needs.|
|1988||Yoghurt Prune goes on sale as part of a market development push centered on female health-focused and general health foods.
Nut Cheese (two varieties: pistachio and walnut) goes on sale as a hybrid gourmet snack.
|1992||“Wakanattsu Don!” and “Ikkyaku Ittei” go on sale as part of a push to develop single-serving products.|
|1993||The Healthy Nuts Series is launched.|
|1994||Nuts & Crackers cans go on sale.|
|1995||The Bali Cashew Series is launched.|
|1996||The “Tabe-Kiri [Fun-Size] Nuts” Series is launched.
Joint development with Asahi Beer Foods, Ltd. of Asahi Super Dry “Tomo [Companion] Mixed Nuts”
|1998||Joint development with US-based California Packing Company of Ajiwai no Prune.|
|1999||“Suyaki, Aji, Kodawari-zukuri [Specialty Unsalted Roasted Flavor]” premium series goes on sale, showcasing distinctive flavoring and roasting methods.|
|2000||New TOYO-Spec Pistachios introduced onto the market.|
|2001||“Ajiwai Non-fry [Unfried Flavor]” Series is launched
Snacky Corn developed and released.
|2002||Ajiwai no Prune Premium goes on sale.|
|2004||Premium Classy cans containing only nuts go on sale.|
|2007||Toyo’s signature canned products - Snacky Mixed Nuts (Snacky Mix) and Nuts & Crackers - are released in bag packaging.
Red Mixed Nuts and Green Mixed Nuts.
|2008||Completely salt and oil-free Unsalted Series is launched.
Delicious, unflavored nuts are developed using Toyo’s unique manufacturing process.
Push to change nuts from a snack food to a health food.
|2010||Unsalted Classy canned nuts released as a sister product to Classy canned nuts.
Bimi Almonds go on sale as a natural food supplement for women’s health
|2014||Yasashii Brown Sugar Walnuts go on sale
Kismet Fruit Mix
Three varieties of organic raisins
|2015||Eight varieties of TONﾕS Fruit Series go on sale.
TON’S THE BEST gift package goes on sale, offering a day’s worth of nuts and dried fruit to enjoy.