Acquiring the source of edible soybean supply in Ohio, USA
Kanematsu has been actively involved and striving for many years in the merchandising of Non-GMO soybeans that are processed into Japanese Traditional Foods, such as Tofu, Miso, Natto and SoySauce etc. as a top shareholder in the Japanese food grade soybean market.
In 2012, Kanematsu established KG Agri Products Inc. in Ohio to start the business of Non-GMO Food Grade Soybean Processing and Sales, Grower's Acreage Contracting and Seed Research & Development.
The result of this acquisition is that Kanematsu have a complete supply chain from Seed Research & Development, seed supply and grower's acreage contracts through to sales activities all over the world. This will significantly increase our diversity and strengthen our competitiveness in the market place.