History

Over 100 years have passed
since the company was founded
in Ishinomaki.

1981

1958

Founded in 1912

April 1912

Kensuke Shirade left the family business (Shirade Construction Company) and founded a fish dealer business in Shinden-machi, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi

昭和

1935

Moved to Fuki-machi, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi
The second generation owner, Koji Shirade, began manufacturing kamaboko and selling daily food dishes

1942

Moved to 2-4-29, Tachi-machi, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi

1967

Established Shiraken Kamaboko Ten Co., Ltd.
with a capital of 3 million yen
Koji Shirade was appointed Representative Director and President

1969

Yoshiko Shirade was appointed Representative Director and President
Seizo Shirade was appointed Executive Director
(Specialized in the manufacturing and sale of kamaboko)

1976

Completed the Sakana-machi Factory in Sakana-machi, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi

1982

Opened a store in Ito-Yokado Ishinomaki Nakasato

1983

Seizo Shirade was appointed Representative Director and President

1986

Opened a store in Sendai Mitsukoshi

1987

Completed a refrigerated warehouse on the lot adjacent to the Sakana-machi Factory

1988

Received an award as an excellent corporation from the Ishinomaki Tax Office

平成

1989

Opened a store in York Benimaru Yamoto

1991

Opened a store in York Benimaru Okaido

1992

Opened a store in Ito-Yokado Izumi
Increased the capital to 10 million yen

1993

Received an award as an excellent corporation from the Ishinomaki Tax Office

1994

Expanded the factory on the lot adjacent to the Sakana-machi Factory
Completed the Tachi-machi Factory in Tachi-machi 2 cho-me, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi

1995

Established a new Research and Development Office
Started construction of the Kadonowaki Factory in Aza-myojin, Kadonowaki, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi
Opened a store in Kawatoku Ichibankan
Started operation of the Kadonowaki Factory

1996

Capital participation in Tokyo Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation CO., LTD.
Increased the capital to 89 million yen
Opened a store in Ito-Yokado Akebono

1997

Issued 75 million yen worth of convertible bonds
Opened a store in Seiyu The Mall Sendai Nagamachi
Increased the capital to 164 million yen

1999

Opened a store in Fujisaki Department Store
Opened a store in USUI Department Store
Started operation of Factory No. 2 in the Kadonowaki Factory

2000

Opened a store in AEON MALL Rifu

2001

Capital participation in Miyagi Organization For Industry Promotion
Increased the capital to 174 million yen

2002

Incorporated 75 million yen worth of convertible bonds into capital
Increased the capital to 249 million yen
Opened a store in AEON Sendai Yamanaka

2003

Opened a store in AEON MALL Tomiya
Incorporated 44 million yen of capital reserve into the capital
Increased the capital to 293 million yen
Increased the capital to 300 million yen

2004

Registered ISO 9001:2000 certification
(registration No.: JQ2173A)

2005

Opened a store in AEON SUPERCENTER Ishinomaki Higashi
Opened a store in Sakurano Department Store Ishinomaki
Opened a store in Sakurano Department Store Sendai

2006

Opened a store in S-PAL Sendai
Started operation of the Factory No. 3 in the Kadonowaki Factory

2007

Opened a store in AEON MALL Natori
Opened a store in AEON MALL Ishinomaki

2010

Opened a store in Sendai Station

2014

Registered ISO 22301:2012 certification
(registration No.: BCMS608891)
Seizo Shirade was appointed Representative Director and Chairman
Tetsuya Shirade was appointed Representative Director and President

2015

Chairman of Shiraken Kamaboko won the Earthquake Reconstruction Support Award at the 32nd Excellent Manager Award
Won the Special Prize at the 48th Good Company Award
Obtained a BCM A Rating from the Development Bank of Japan, becoming the first company to obtain that rank in the Tohoku region
Won the Excellent Practice Award in the BCAO Award 2014 held by BCAO
Emperor and Empress visited our Kadonowaki Factory

2016

Registered ISO9001:2015 certification
(Registration No.: FM624006)
Received the Certification of Organizations Contributing to National Resilience
(Resilience Certification)
(Certification/ registration No.: E0000007)
Obtained a BCM A Rating from the Development Bank of Japan for the second year in a row

2018

Won the 58th NIPPON OMIYAGE AWARD Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner's Award