Suppliers of

Premium Japanese Ingredients

Your most trusted resource to purchase premium Japanese ingredients directly imported from Japan.

Suppliers Information

Japanese Gourmet Food distributors

THE CHERRY COMPANY., LTD.

3375 Koapaka St. Suite A-185 Honolulu, HI 96819

(808) 422–6555

cherryco@cherryco.com

As a branch office to the Mutual Trading Group, The Cherry Company operates on the Hawaii Islands as the premier supplier of Japanese foods, liquor, and restaurant supplies. The dynamic tourism industry keeps the business evolving continuously from serving convenience stores to specialty retailers, from hotels to chain eateries, and fine dining. Product offerings span from the deeply traditional Japanese, the latest trend, to those found exclusively in the region.

Cherry Company holds high regard to the many suppliers as key business partners. Each year at the Japanese Food and Restaurant Expo, the event brings a showcase of products and a unique forum where chefs and restauranteurs can meet and exchange ideas directly with those suppliers. Clients visiting the showroom will discover a comprehensive line of specialized restaurant supplies parallel to those found in Kappabashi. Washoku knowledge, business experience, and superior quality products elevate the entire professional staff to better serve customers, together, following one single corporate mission: “Brining the Flavors of Japan to the People of the World”.

Daiei Trading Co., Inc. (NY Office)

14-50 128th Street College Point, NY 11356

daiei@daiei-trading.com

 

Daiei Trading Chicago Co

360 Randy Road, Carol Stream, IL 60188

info@daiei-chicago.com

Daiei Trading was established in Queens, New York in 1970 as a supplier to Japanese restaurants. Since then, it has become one of the finest Japanese food importers on the American Market.

Today, Daiei offers over 31 brands of different Japanese food products. It has offices and warehouses in New York, Chicago, Washington DC and Dallas.

JFC International Inc.

7101 East Slauson Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90040

info@jfc.com

https://jfc.com/ 

JFC’s mission is to increase the distribution of foods from Japan and other Asian countries. As a leading Asian food distributor, JFC is excited to share and introduce Japanese and other Asian cultures with people across the continent through food and culinary experiences. JFC extremely values those unique experiences and strive to maintain them with their business partners through quality merchandising and excellent customer service.

With a long standing history of success and outstanding reliability, JFC in the present is strategically poised for growth. Every day JFC serves a growing number of Asian-American retail outlets, restaurants, and major North American retailers. JFC continues to deliver healthy, safe, and high-quality Asian food products across the continent from their strategically located distribution centers.

MUTUAL TRADING CO., INC.

MUTUAL TRADING CO., INC. Corporate HQ

4200 Shirley Ave, El Monte, CA 91731

(213) 626-9458

mutual@lamtc.com

https://lamtc.com/

New York MUTUAL TRADING, INC.

77 Metro Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094

(201) 933-9555

mutual@nymtc.com 

https://nymtc.com/ 

Mutual Trading Co., Inc. is the premier Japanese food, alcohol beverage, and restaurant supply specialist. Through corporate history, the company has pioneered major industry milestones: 1965 introduction of Edomae Sushi to America, frozen Edamame in 1970, the Jizake boom in the 1980’s, and the launch of -60C degrees advanced super-frozen seafood line in 2004. Knowledge of the trade, focus on quality, and technical innovations drive Mutual’s team of experts toward superior customer service.

Forming alliances with suppliers, is the annual Japanese Food & Restaurant Expo, the largest and longest running trade show of its kind outside Japan. Further, the Miyako Sushi & Washoku School and the Sake School of America nurture future industry professionals. Welcoming all clientele are MTC Kitchen Showrooms with a comprehensive line of specialized restaurant supplies. Mutual’s corporate mission remains unwavering in promoting true Washoku culture: “Bringing the Flavors of Japan to the People of the World”.

Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc.

13409 Orden Drive Santa Fe Springs CA 90670-6336

https://www.wismettacusa.com/contact-us/general-inquiry/ 

Our goal is to satisfy the evolving needs of our customers by providing unparalleled service and superior products to them. We wish to continue enjoying the close relationships with our customers and suppliers that we have in the past and to work together to further develop high quality and innovative products as well as to assure a stable supply of such products to our customers.

We will always preserve the competitive and entrepreneurial energy that has enabled our company to grow and succeed, and we will carry it with us into the future!

Wagyu Purveyors

Capital Meat Imports

4833 Fruitland Ave., Vernon, CA 90058

(310) 601-0351

Udi@capitalmeatimports.com

Capital meat imports was founded in 2020 with a simple idea , to import and distribute only the best beef from around the world.

Privately owned and Located in Los Angeles , Ca , Capital Meat Imports is a sister company to Premier Meat Co , one of the largest meat distributors in the nation , both companies focus are customer service , great quality product and consistency!

Huntsman Inc.

(703) 866-3920

javier@huntsmangame.com

Huntsman Inc is a premium distributor of specialty meats in the DC Metropolitan area and beyond.

Kanematsu USA.,Inc.

m.aoyama@kanematususa.com

Kanematsu USA. inc can supply the premier Wagyu from abundant supply source all other the Japan. We must be the best your supplier so that you can ask on this matter anytime.

K&K International

21151 S.Western Ave. STE 100, Torrance, CA 90501

(310) 533-8166

info@thewagyu.com

Currently, our company services over 500 customers. K&K International has played a constant and important role in restoring this trade relationship, believing in the high quality of our product and the long history of Wagyu. We are proud of its commitment to bringing the absolute best quality Wagyu products to consumers around the globe.  Distributing Certified Kobe Beef since 2012.

We can supply excellent Wagyu. We take pride in the products we make, the farmers and ranchers we buy from and the customers we service.

Poseidon Group International Inc.

7100 Jackson Street, Paramount, CA 90723

(323) 266-5701

info@psdgp.com

With our motto, “Safety of Food, Joy of Eating” Poseidon Group International holds the top share in importing Authentic Wagyu, Super-Frozen Bluefin Tuna, and Hamachi from Japan. Through our group network in the United States, Japan, Korea, China and Canada, Poseidon Group continues to pioneer and develop commodity foods and products worldwide. We ensure the safety and quality of our products by having our group network manage all aspects of our flow, including purchasing, processing, distribution and sales.

Starzen America, Inc.

370 Amapola Avenue, Suite 211, Torrance, CA 90501

t-yamada@starzen-america.com

The Starzen Group operates vertically integrated meat supply operations in Japan; consisting of procurement, processing/manufacturing meat primals, processed meats, processed foods and importing and exporting products worldwide. Operating its own fleet of trucks domestically allows flexibility to deliver products to distributors, wholesalers and end users. There are seven SQF certified meat processing plants that are owned and operated by the Starzen Group, ensuring international standards for food safety and quality. From these certified facilities, they export while complying to the strict standards of the United States and the European Union as well as to more than 17 countries and regions worldwide.

Starzen America, Inc., is a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Stazen Co., Ltd. The company imports Japanese Wagyu from the Starzen Group and also exports beef, pork, chicken and other products from North, Central and South American countries.

Tomoe Food Services Inc.

355 Food Center Dr, Bronx, NY 10474 Building D-20

(718) 328-1129

info@tomoefoodnyc.com

Tomoe Food has supplied meat to distributors, restaurants, supermarket and this endeavor continues to be our main focus. We distribute only the finest wholesale meats to many of the caters, restaurants, distributors and supermarkets. Tomoe Food is the largest wholesale distributor of Japanese wagyu beef on the East Coast. We are sure you’ll enjoy the unique flavor.

Trex Corp Inc

(650) 342-7333

info@TeamTREX.com

Trex Corp Inc, established in 1996 as business specializing in beef import and export. We started importing Japanese Wagyu from 2008. We source wagyu from variety of prefectures : Kagoshima, Miyazaki, Oita, Yamaguchi, Hyogo, Gifu, Niigata, Saitama, Miyagi and Hokkaido.

Our team promotes exclusive individuals’ farms & brands from all across Japan. Authorized distributor of Kobe Beef.

Rice Purveyors

the rice factory New York

1019 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale, NY 10583

info@trf-ny.com

We purchase only rice produced without pesticides and with low pesticides after carefully examining the place of origin, brand, taste, aroma, stickiness, and luster, and visiting each of the trading areas ourselves. We are confident that each and every customer will be satisfied with the rice we purchase that is just for them.

  • One and the only Japanese rice focused trader in USA
  • Import high quality brown rice grown in Japan.
  • We peel, polish and mill the rice just before the shipping after the order.

Tea Purveyors

Ippodo Tea, New York

125 East 39th Street, New York, NY 10016

ippo-info@ippodo-tea.co.jp

Ippodo Tea Co. is a family-run Japanese tea company founded in Kyoto in 1717.

For more than three centuries, we have upheld a tradition of aromatic, well-balanced green teas by carefully selecting and crafting each of our blends. Our teas are of the finest class, cultivated in the mountains of Kyoto and the surrounding area.

This region is renowned for producing the highest grade of green tea in Japan, thanks largely to its mild misty climate, mineral-rich soil, and near-perfect balance of sunshine and rainfall.

Kettl Tea

70 Greenpoint Ave, Ground Floor. Brooklyn NY 11222

contact@kettl.co

With offices in Fukuoka and Brooklyn, owners Zach and Minami Mangan continue to create connections between Japan’s most distinguished tea producers and our discerning customers.

All of Kettl teas are purchased weekly from the growers and shipped to our Fukuoka, Japan based packaging facility where they are repacked into our own date-stamped oxygen free packaging, cold stored until dispatch, and then air-shipped to our customers directly from Japan.

Buying direct and fulfilling from origin allows us to keep our prices lower – supplying pinnacle-grade tea at reasonable prices, direct to our customers.

We also supply a unique range of tea ware, both contemporary and antique, through our network of artisans in Japan and the USA.

Our company is built on transparency, honesty, and an obsession with quality.

Tea Dealers

29 Ave B New York, NY 10009

info@tea-dealers.com

Tea Dealers works directly with agricultural conscious farms throughout Asia. Our relationships are built directly with the farmers and not through large distributors, which enables us to carry premium seasonal teas as well as competition and award winning varieties. Frequently, Tea Dealers is the only shop in the US with certain kinds of tea that cannot be found outside their country of origin simply because we have long-standing relationships with these farms and strive to find the best.

We care deeply about the people behind the cultivation of tea and thus we never change, process or blend their creations. We do endless research in finding like minded individuals that appreciate the art and simplicity of a single cultivar. We invite you to discover and be amazed by the wide spectrum of taste that a masterfully processed tea can taste like. All of our teas use traditional agriculture methods that do not use pesticides and only natural fertilizers when needed.

Kombu Purveyors

Okui Kaiseido

info@okuikombu.com

Okui Kaisieido is a leading high-quality Kombu purveyor in Japan established in 1871. Our kombu has been used by award-winning restaurants and chefs all over the world, and also we have been serving Kombu products for consumers looking for great UMAMI.

We have been preserving premium Rishiri Kombu at a special Kuragakoi cellar since 1989. It is comparable to the vintage wine cellar and the Kuragakoi Rishiri Kombu warehouse now has 30+ different vintages of Rishiri Kombu.

Here is the Wall Street Journal article featuring our Kombu.

Okui Kaiseido is the proud sponsor of the Gift-in-Kind program of The Culinary Institute of America.