Quality Merchandising and Good Service

JFC History


  • 1906
  • Dupont Company is established as importers of Japanese foods.
  • 1911
  • Dupont Company becomes Pacific Trading Company.
  • 1916
  • Pacific Trading Company establishes branch office in Tokyo.
  • 1928
  • Pacific Trading Company, Tokyo, becomes an independent company.
  • 1947
  • Pacific Mutual Sales is established.
  • 1958
  • Pacific Mutual Sales merges with Modern Food to become Japan Food Corporation.
  • 1969
  • Japan Food Corporation joins the Kikkoman group.
  • 1975
  • Japan Food Corporation moves to South San Francisco.
  • 1977
  • Hapi Products, Inc. is established.
  • 1978
  • Japan Food Corporation becomes JFC International Inc.
  • 1988
  • JFC headquarters and San Francisco Branch relocate to Forbes Boulevard in South San Francisco.
  • 1990
  • Japan Food (Hawaii), Inc. joins JFC group.
  • 1997
  • JFC de Mexico is established in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 2001
  • Japan Food Canada, Inc. becomes JFC's subsidiary.
  • 2008
  • JFC headquarters and Los Angeles branch move to new facility in Los Angeles.