Meiichiro Fukushima, Founder, moves to Kyoto from a small island in Seto Inland Sea, followed the next year by Ryusuke Fukushima, the second president. They set up their business at the corner of Sakai-cho and Takeya-cho in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, under the name of “Fukushima Kyoto Store”.
Company is reorganized into a corporation which launches with 1 million yen of capital, 18 employees, and a sales office at Takakura-Oike in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto.
Sales office moves to its present location at Sakai-cho-Oike in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto.
Company name changes from Fukushima Kyoto Store Co., Ltd. to the present Fukushima Katsuo Co., Ltd.
Osaka branch is set up.
New headquarters is built.
Kanazawa branch opens.
New plant is built at headquarters.
Completion of new headquarters office marks the 50th anniversary of incorporation.
Tokyo sales office opens.
New Kyoto Nantan Plant is built.
U.S. subsidiary, F. K. International, Inc., is established in Atlanta, GA.
Fukuoka sales office opens.
The company receives Halal Certification.
Business tie-up begins with Yamazaki Shoji.
Kyoto Minami branch opens.
Okinawa sales office opens.
Merges with Yamazaki Shoji and Tohoku branch opens.
3Celebrates its 100th anniversary in March.