|1959||Establishes Toyo Nut Co., Ltd.
Launches Japan’s first commercial Almond processing operations.
|1962||Sumiyoshi Factory is completed.|
|1967||Mikage Factory is completed.|
|1970||Participation in the Expo ‘70 International Bazaar in Osaka; helps to promote and raise the awareness of Cashews.|
|1971||Development of “Nu Nuts” (low-fat, high-protein peanuts) through a technical tie-up with Seabrook Corporation in the US and Fuji Oil Co., Ltd.
Development of a simple method for detecting aflatoxins (carcinogenic toxins) and present it at the 26th Meeting of the Japanese Society for Food Hygiene and Safety.
|1978||Head Office and Factory are completed|
|1982||Receives Corporate Excellence in Food Hygiene Award from the City of Kobe.|
|1984||First Almond Festival is held.|
|1985||Enters into sales collaboration with the National Peanut Council of America (NPCA).|
|Honey Peanuts go on sale in Japan.
Receives award from the Japan Food Hygiene Association.
|1990||Receives Golden Award from the Japanese Red Cross Society.|
|1993||Serves as the first Chairman of the Japan Nut Association
Receives Safety and Health Advancement Award from the Hyogo Labour Standards Bureau.
|Recognized as the first Comfortable Workplace Promotion Plan Office within the jurisdiction of the Hyogo Labour Standards Bureau.|
|1996||Founder Taisuke Nakajima passes away at age 74|