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Corporate philosophy

Corporate philosophy

Expressing the future we aim for, our mission, and our values/raison d'etre,
We have established a new corporate philosophy system (Vision, Mission, Values/Purpose).

J-OIL MILLS business

Business information

Starting with oil, which is essential to daily life, we draw out the possibilities from nature's blessings and continue to support food with reliable quality.

  • Oils and fats business

    Oils and fats business

    We handle various types of fats and oils such as canola oil and olive oil, as well as oilseed meal.

  • Specialty food products business

    Specialty food products business

    We handle dairy and meat substitute foods made from plant materials (plant-based foods: PBF), processed oil and fat products such as margarine, shortening, and powdered oils and fats, and functionally improved materials centered on starch.

  • At home

    At home


  • At the store (Business use)

    At the store (Business use)

    We focus on the new value that oil can have, such as seasoning/flavor effects and long-lasting effectiveness, and are working to pursue Good taste and solve customers' issues.

  • At a processed food plant

    At a processed food plant

    Our oils and margarine are used in a variety of ways in the products of major processed food manufacturers.


Company history

J-OIL MILLS has a history of over 100 years
It was created in 2004 through Merger of three companies.

  • Ajinomoto Oil Mills

    Ajinomoto Oil Mills

    The company's origins date back to 1826, when its predecessor, the Kumazawa family, started an oil mill using a water wheel.The company conducted research into Good taste of oils and fats and was highly recognized for its Household use products.

  • Honen corporation

    Honen corporation

    It dates back to 1907, when the South Manchurian Railway established a central testing station in Dalian. The company was innovative in initiatives to use up raw materials, and had a strong business base in Business use market.

  • Yoshihara Oil Mill, Ltd.

    Yoshihara Oil Mill, Ltd.

    Its origins date back to the Ansei era when the Yoshiwara family established a wholesaler in Osaka to send canola to Edo. It was characterized by handling various oil types and solving customer issues through oil oxidation measurement.


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