Masaji Takeuchi established Takeuchi Trading Co., Ltd. In Shinagawa, Tokyo.
Started manufacturing and distribution of chocolates.
Takeuchi Trading Co., Ltd. built Japan’s first production line for processing cacao
beans by importing Swiss, German, and Italian machines.
“T&C” trademark registered.
Distribution network established in Japan.
New factory constructed in Meguro, Tokyo.
Production and distribution of cocoa butter for pharmaceutical companies started
upon the request of the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare.
Succeeded in becoming the first to extract Theobromine in Japan, an important
element for diuretic and heart stimulants.
The Company’s name changed to Daito Seiyaku Kogyo K.K.
Import of raw cacao beans approved after WWII.
Daito Seiyaku Kogyo K.K handled the processing of chocolate from cacao beans.
Second factory constructed.
Advanced equipment introduced.
Company’s name changed to “Daito Cacao Co., Ltd.”
Shin-Fujiya Seika K.K established Fukagawa, Tokyo.
Commenced manufacturing and
distributing confectionery chocolates.
Société Camerounaise De Cacao Co. established in Yaounde, the republic of
as a joint venture of Daito Cacao Co., Ltd. , Mitsui & Co., Ltd , and the Cameroon government.
manufacturing and distributing cocoa products.(Business ended in 1975)
『T&C Manufacturing Co. Pte. Ltd.T. & C. Manufacturing Co. Pte. Ltd. established in
Republic of Singapore.
Commenced manufacturing and exporting cocoa preparations.
Daishin Shouji K.K. established in Setagaya, Tokyo.
Mainly operated as cocoa preparation importer / distributer.
Masaji Takeuchi promoted to Chairman.
Hiromitsu Takeuchi appointed as President.
Nakai Factory completed and began operations.
Daito Cacao acquired Daishin Shouji K.K.
Cacao bean roasting line installed in Nakai Factory.
Daito Cacao merged with Shin-Fujiya Seika K.K.
Founder Masaji Takeuchi passed away at the age of 104.
Obtained ISO9001-2000 certification.
Participated in government energy-saving program.
Installed Plasma deodorizer and new fuel-efficient bean dryer.
Annex Building completed in Meguro, Tokyo.
Sapporo branch established.
Daito Cacao Co., Ltd. became a consolidated subsidiary of The Nisshin OilliO Group,
Kansai branch established.
T. & C. Manufacturing Co. Pte. Ltd. built a new factory in Singapore.
Shigeyuki Takeuchi appointed as President.
Joined the World Cocoa Foundation.
Kyushu branch established.
Sapporo branch changed to Hokkaido branch.
Obtained Eco Action 21 certification.
PT IndoAgri DaitoCacao established in Republic of Indonesia, as a joint venture of
Daito Cacao Co., Ltd. , Salim Group.
Obtained UTZ certification.
Nakai Factory obtained FSSC22000 certification.
Cacao nib batch-type roasting line installed in Nakai Factory.
PT IndoAgri DaitoCacao built a new factory in Republic of Indonesia.
「YAMA Choco」obtained JAPAN DISASTER FOOD certificaion.