Takara Sake USA Inc. Expands its Production Facilities to Respond to Market Growth

Takara Sake USA Inc. has completed the expansion and improvement of its production facilities. Construction for the expansion commenced in 2009, and in two years, capacity for production has increased 1.5 times from 5,000KL to 7,500KL.

Since its inception in 1983, Takara Sake USA Inc., located in Berkeley, California, has been engaged in the production and sales of sake, mirin, plum wine and other products. Takara Sake USA Inc. also imports products from its parent company, Takara Shuzo Co., Ltd. in Kyoto, Japan.

Takara Sake USA Inc. expanded its facilities to respond to the growing Japanese food market in the U.S., Europe, and other countries. The company invested approximately $10,000,000 for this construction project, which includes an additional small lot production system dedicated to the production of premium products.

Takara Sake USA Inc. remains committed to providing quality products consistently and responding quickly to the trends in the market.

Facility investment summary

1. Facility investment capital:  Approximately $10,000,000
2. Facility investment details: Raw material preparation facility, fermentation and aging tanks, small lot production system 
3. Annual production capacity: An increase from 5,000 KL to 7,500 KL


Takara Sake USA Inc.
President: Yoichiro Miyakuni
708 Addison St., Berkeley, California 94710-1925