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1854

  • Tamiemon Aoki started making miso in the Nagano Prefecture

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1948

  • Sataro Aoki the Second incorporated the business as Aoki Miso and Soy Sauce Co., Ltd.
  • The company’s first factory construction completed

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1966

  • The company’s second factory construction completed

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1967

  • Sataro Aoki the Third formally renamed the company to Marukome Miso Company Ltd.

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68

1968

  • Sataro Aoki the Third opened the Tokyo sales branch

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72

1972

  • Marukome pollution processing plant opened

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75

1975

  • Osaka sales branch opened

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79

1979

  • Marukome’s soybean silo construction (3,000 ton capacity) completed

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1982

  • Sataro Aoki the Third launched Ryotei-no-Aji, Japan’s first miso paste with dashi
  • Marukome became Japan’s #1 miso company

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1988

  • Marukome’s freeze-dried miso soup launched

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89

1989

  • Marukome central research laboratory construction completed

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1990

  • The company underwent its last corporate name change to Marukome Co., Ltd.

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1991

  • Marukome pollution processing plant refurbished to include a high-concentration draining anaerobiosis process

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92

1992

  • New miso manufacturing facility construction completed

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1993

  • Marukome gymnasium construction completed

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96

1996

  • Marukome’s third factory construction completed
  • Marukome’s “Future and Tradition” Project launched

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98

1998

  • Acquisition, ISO 9002 Certification

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2001

  • Acquisition, ISO 9001:2000 Certification
  • New Vision launch: Paradigm 21

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03

2003

  • Dr. Miso series launched

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04

2004

  • Marukome’s 150th anniversary
  • Marukome USA branch established

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2007

  • Marukome USA miso manufacturing facility construction completed in Irvine, CA