|Company name||Kabaya Foods Corporation|
|Head Office||1100 Mitsunonokuchi, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama|
|Tokyo Head Office||Kioicho Bldg. 10F, 3-12 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Established||December 24, 1946|
|Representative||CEO Nozu Motohiro|
|Capital||100.0 million yen|
|Business category||Manufacturing, sale of confectionery such as chocolate, fizzy candy, gummy, candy, baked cookies, savory snack, candy with toy|
|Employees||685 (as of March 2023)|
|Net sales||26.0 billion yen (Fiscal year ended March 2023)|
|Manufactured items||Chocolate, fizzy candy, gummy, candy, baked cookies and candy with toy|
|Branches||8 locations: Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Chukoku, and Kyushu.|
|Manufacture||Okayama Factories (Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture),
Kanto Factories (Ibaraki Prefecture, Hitachi-Omiya City)
|1946||Started production of caramel candy.|
|1951||With the increase in sales volume, the company established the Kabaya Sales Co., Ltd., thus making the sales department independent to set up a nationwide sales network.|
|1960||Started production of instant foods, powdered juice.|
|1963||Started production of gum and chocolate.|
|1964||Started production of soda candy, Juice C.|
|1972||Acquired Kabaya Sales Co., Ltd.|
|1975||Started production of Muscat candy.|
|1978||Started production of candies with toys. Started selling mini cars in partnership with Majorette of France.|
|1983||Absorbed Kabaya Daiichi Foodstuff Co., Ltd. into Osaka Factory.|
|1984||Constructed the Kanto factory, positioning ourselves as a full-fledged chocolate maker, and becoming a general confectionery manufacturer.|
|1988||Introduction of CI.|
|1990||Started production of gummies.|
|1991||The Okayama Factory moved to its current location and the Kanto Factory was expanded simultaneously.|
|1995||Introduced a new HR system.|
|1996||50th anniversary of founding.|
|2000||Established a new baked confectionery line at the Okayama Factory.
The Okayama Factory and the Kanto Factory acquired ISO 14001 Certification.
|2004||Established ‘Kabaya Library’ at the Okayama HQ Factory.|
|2005||The Okayama Factory, Okayama No. 2 Factory, Kanto Factory, Osaka Factory, and Planning Division 1 all acquired ISO 9001 Certification.|
|2006||Reproduced “Hippomobile” on our 60th anniversary.|
|2011||Reproduced “Hippomobile/girlfriend” on our 65th anniversary.
Two hippomobiles were named “Mr. Cookie” and “Miss Choco”
The Kanto No. 2 Factory was established.
|2012||The Kanto No. 2 Factory takes “Factory tours”|
|2014||The Osaka Factory facilities were relocated to the Okayama Factory and the Kanto Factory/Kanto No. 2 Factory; the Osaka Factory was closed.|
|2016||“Kabaya • Ohayo Holdings Co., Ltd.” was established as the holding company of the Kabaya Ohayo Group.
The Kabaya • Ohayo Group had a new office established in Kioicho, Tokyo
|2018||We joined Japan Business Federation.
Kanto Factory and Kanto No.2 Factory have aquired cerification of international standard "FSSC 22000" for food safety.
|2019||Okayama Factory has acquired certification of international standard "FSSC22000" for food safety.|