Company History

History of Kyowa

Kyowa Co.,Ltd was founded as the name of Kyowa Pharmaceutical in 1960, since then Our motto is always "For the customer health as top priority" through the Food & agriculture business. Kyowa was named praying for cooperation and harmony with customers.

Our changeless slogan is cooperation and harmony since we are founding.

Our mission is to supply good product and service to customer through opened and active discussion.

Company History

February, 1960 Kyowa Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd was founded addressed to Minami Nagasaki Toshima-ku, Tokyo
We started sales promotion of dietary supplement to Pharmacy.
1966 Starting mediated marketing of healthy supplement and drink to the
industries of spinning, Electric, Steel and automobile.
1969 We began to sales promotion of healthy drink, supplement and commodity to liquor store.
1972 Starting mediated marketing of healthy food and drink to medical institutions.
August, 1975 Our own building opened, addressed to1-13-7 Toyotamanaka Nerima-ku Tokyo.
1985〜1986 In order to beginning of agriculture business, we merged 3 companies, Nichian, Tokou trading and Kyowa foods.
November, 1985 Starting mail order business by merger of Taiyo-Sangyo co.,Ltd.
August, 1989 We started proxy service, a method of marketing farm products directly from farmer to consumer in commission from Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.
Osaka office open in Nishinomiya-city
November, 1997 Spin off agriculture business
Independent segregation of healthy supplement and agriculture business
May, 1998 Head office, moved on to 2-21-11 toyotamakita nerima-ku Tokyo
September, 2004 Launched Fracora 500 by mail order business
February, 2006 Starting sales of healthy supplement to pharmacy
February, 2007 Starting sales of Fracora 500 to retail market (drug store and GMS)
May, 2007 Head office, moved on to 1-22-2 (current)
March, 2008 Osaka office, moved on to Osaka-city
2009 Fracora 500 sales got top share in the category of collagen drink
December, 2009 Tie-up with Japan Walking Association
April, 2010 JISQ 15001:2006 (Privacy Mark)
December, 2010 Launched Fracora Placenta grain 5000 in mail order business
2011 Top market share of Placenta series (including Placenta grain 5000)
※Researched by Fuji Economic Institute
July, 2012 Placenta Extract becomes available via mail-order.
2013 Monde Selection awards Fracora EX four consecutive Grand Gold Medals for diet & health products.
November, 2014 Japanese actress Tomoko Yamaguchi selected as the Brand Ambassador for Fracora Placenta Extract.
2014 Monde Selection awards Fracora Placenta Tablet 5000 the Gold Medal in the diet & health field, as well as the International High Quality Trophy.
※Winning 3 consecutive Grand Gold and Gold Medals from Monde Selection is one of this product's excellent records.

Fracora Placenta Tablet 5000 achieved the top sales in the Placenta Product field. ※H・B Foods Marketing Handbook 2014 No.2, Product Achievement Record published by Fuji Research Institute.
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Marketing of beauty drinks, health foods - Kyowa Co., Ltd., the manufacturer of collagen drink "fracora"