Our company was founded as a trading company in Kobe in 1912. After that,it became a corporation as Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. in September 1947.

SEP. 1947

Nishimoto Trading Co. Ltd. was established, and Tokyo Branch opened in Chiyoda ward, Tokyo.

JUL. 1960

Established  Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. (North America)

MAY. 1968

Became general Japanese import-agency of Sunkist Growers.

OCT. 1998

Established International Produce Marketing Co., Ltd. in Koto ward, Tokyo.

JAN. 2000

Opened Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. Shanghai Representative Office.

OCT. 2000

Fruit and vegetable business division was spun off from Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. At the same time Interanational Produce Marketing Co., Ltd. changed its trade name to IPM Nishimoto Co., Ltd.

AUG. 2002

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. renamed its Tokyo Branch as Tokyo headquaters as a result of relocating headquaters function from Kobe Head Office.

MAY. 2008

Reorganized Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. Shanghai Representative Office, and established Nishimoto Trading Group Foodstuffs Shanghai Co., Ltd.

MAR. 2009

Established Shanghai IPM Co., Ltd..

OCT. 2010

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. (Old) changed its trade name to Nishimoto Co., Ltd, and at the same time,

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. (New) was newly established.

JAN. 2011

Established NTC Wismettac Singapore Pte.Ltd..

JUL. 2011

Opened Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. Bangkok Representative Office.

OCT. 2012

Established NTC Wismettac Australia Pty Ltd..

JAN. 2013

Opened Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. Paris Representative Office. (It closed on December2020)

APR. 2014

Established NTC Wismettac Europe B.V. in Amstelveen, The Netherlands

JAN. 2015

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. (North America) changed its trade name to Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc.

Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. (Canada) was established as its  Canadian subsidiary in British Columbia, Canada.

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. span off frozen food business, and IPM Nishimoto Co., Ltd. took it over. At the same time, IPM Nishimoto Co., Ltd. changed its trade name to Wismettac Foods, Inc.

OCT. 2015

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd (North America) changed its company name to Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc.

DEC. 2015

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. acquired all of the outstanding shares of NTC Wismettac Europe B.V.

JAN. 2016

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. acquired all of the outstanding shares of Harro Foods Ltd. , a British importer and wholesaler of Japanese foodstuff, through NTC Wismettac Europe B.V.

MAR. 2016

Nishimoto  Co., Ltd. was transferred to a company with an audit and supervisory committee.

OCT. 2016

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. acquired all of the outstanding shares of Nippon Foods, Co., Ltd., a Hong Kong wholesaler of Japanese foodstuff.

JAN. 2017

Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. acquired all of the shares of Hong Kong Nisshin Foods Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong) and made it a wholly owned subsidiary.

APR. 2017

Merger with Nippon Foods Co., Ltd. as a surviving company and Hong Kong Nisshin Foods Co., Ltd. as a dissolved company was implemented.

SEP. 2017

Nishimoto  Co., Ltd. was listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

MAR. 2018

Opened Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. Ho Chi Minh Representative Office.

AUG. 2018

Opened Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. Seoul Representative Office.

JAN. 2019

Nishimoto Trading Co.,Ltd. as a surviving company and Wismettac Foods, Inc. as a dissolved company was implemented. At the same time, Nishimoto Trading Co.,Ltd. changed its trade name to Wismettac Foods,Inc.

FEB. 2020

NTC Wismettac Europe B.V. acquired additional shares of SSP Konsumgüter TRADE & CONSULT GmbH (Germany), which was an affiliated company, and made it a wholly owned subsidiary.

JUL. 2020

NTC Wismettac Europe B.V. acquired additional shares of COMPTOIRS DES 3 CAPS SAS(France), which was an affiliated company, and made it a subsidiary.

FEB. 2021

Wismettac Harro Foods Limited acquired all of the shares of Interlock Investments Limited(United Kingdom, Scotland, Sco-Fro Group)and made it a wholly owned subsidiary.