|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 Motohiro Nozu|
|Business category||Manufacture and sales of confectionery, such as chocolate, candy, biscuits, cookies, Candy with Toy, gummies, pretzels, and soda candies.|
|Employees||856 (as of December 2016)|
|Net sales||28.1 billion yen (Fiscal year ended December 2015)|
|Manufactured items||Chocolates, candies, biscuits, Candy with Toys, gummies, and soda candies.|
|Branches||7 locations: Tohoku/Hokkaido, Tokyo, Kanto, 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