Takemoto Oil & Fat Co., Ltd., headquartered in Gamagori, Aichi Prefecture. Its history is old, and started back more than 290 years ago. It was Kyoho’s 10th year (1725) when the founder Takemoto Chozaburo started the oil extraction industry in the vicinity of Higashi Mikawa, Goyu (presently Aichi Prefecture Toyokawa City). We are proud of our oldest oil industry in Japan.
At the beginning, as oil for lumps, which are made of rape seed and cotton seeds cultivated in Mikawa area. When electricity was introduced in the early Taisho era, we started manufacturing sesame oil utilizing the way of oil extraction. In the year of Taisho 13th (1923) we expanded production and sales as well as the completion of a new factory in Gamagori. Since then, we have continued delivering "Maruhon Sesame Oil", which we are focused on producing delicious taste to the dining table throughout the country.
In 2012, we acquire FSSC 22000, an international certification scheme for food safety management system, and are promoting further improvement of quality. Furthermore, in 2014 we undertook ground improvement that can withstand disasters, we have operated Kameiwa 2nd factory which combines the latest equipment and technology backed up by our traditional.
Takemoto Oil & Fat Co., Ltd. focused on the selection of raw materials "Maruhon Sesame Oil" which has been highly appreciated by families and professional chefs, ranging from Japanese, Western, Chinese, confectionery, bakery, and a wide variety of categories.