Tokiwa was founded in 1912 and has manufactured foods
in Tajima for more than 100 years. We have continued to manufacture foods while focusing on
fermentation and by taking advantage of local products and industries with the aim of delighting our
customers through offerings of abundant natural resources from Tajima where storks are travelling in
the sky. We believe that everyday foods should be a source of happiness. Daily meals demonstrate the
connection between eating and living and help to develop feelings of warmth and sensitivity in
You will learn about the bountiful ingredients delivered by nature throughout the four
seasons and realize what it means to be alive. We want to support the heartfelt happiness and
well-being nurtured by daily meals, family gatherings, and food. By creating a little happiness at
the table, we are pleased to deliver such products to delight our customers.
Tajima is located in the northernmost part of Hyogo Prefecture and is a vast area overlooking the
Sea of Japan and accounts for about 25% of the entire prefecture. The coastal area is designated
San'in Kaigan National Park — one of the Global Geoparks — where you can observe the rare
geological heritage of the area.
Japanese food, UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage
Japan extends a long way from north to south and has four distinct seasons with a rich variety of
natural resources. As a result, a diverse food culture has been nurtured that takes advantage of the
blessings of nature.