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Established year
and 1970s
June, 1974 Commercialize dash drop. The factory was located in Yao City, Osaka Prefecture. At the same time, sales started mainly at restaurants such as yakiniku restaurants.
December, 1977 Factory relocation. Moved from Yao City to Hitotsuya 3-chome, Settsu City, Osaka Prefecture.
April, 1983 Establish a corporation under the name of Fine Chemical Research Institute Co., Ltd.
May, 1983 Tokyo sales office opened
October, 1983 Purchased a factory site of approximately 10,000 m2 in Kamigori-cho, Ako-gun, Hyogo Prefecture.
February, 1984 Kyushu sales office opened
October, 1984 Moved the factory from Hitotsuya, Settsu City to 6-32 Minamibefucho, Settsu City
September, 1985 Established Bio Foods International Co., Ltd., a factory specializing in PB, in Befu 3-chome, Settsu City, Osaka Prefecture.
October, 1986 Headquarters factory construction at 8-53 Minamibefucho, Settsu City, Osaka Prefecture.
February, 1987 Opened Nagoya Sales Office
March, 1987 Request for new product research at Kumamoto Institute of Technology (currently Sojo University)
September, 1988 Completed Kamigori Factory in Kamigori-cho, Ako-gun, Hyogo Prefecture
May, 1990 Kamigori factory expansion
August, 1994 Double the production capacity of the Kamigori factory
December, 1994 Settsu factory newly established
April 1996 Dispatched a researcher to Nagoya City University School of Medicine
November, 1997 Headquarters newly established in Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka City
May, 1999 Completion of soft drink manufacturing factory
November, 2001 Kamigori factory expansion
April, 2002 Changed company name to FINE JAPAN CO., LTD.
June, 2003 Obtained cosmetics manufacturing license
August, 2003 Obtained ISO9001 certification from Japan, the United States, and Europe
March, 2004 Matsuyama Liaison Office opened
March, 2004 Purchased approximately 6,000m² of land for a new factory in Noguwa, Kamigori-cho, Ako-gun, Hyogo Prefecture
February, 2005 Obtained organic JAS certification
April, 2005 Obtained a cosmetics manufacturing and sales license . Started joint research with Konan University Institute of Biotechnology.
May, 2005 Kamigori Techno Factory completed in Noguwa, Kamigori-cho, Ako-gun, Hyogo Prefecture
March, 2006 Established Hong Kong branch
June, 2006 Obtained GMP certification for dietary supplements
August, 2006 Established NANO FINE CO., LTD., for cosmetics manufacturing and sales business
November, 2006 Obtained a license for manufacturing quasi-drugs
April, 2008 FINE shop opened in Beijing
April, 2008 Established Los Angeles branch
October, 2009 Obtained a drug manufacturing license
October, 2009 Moved Tokyo branch from Edogawa-ku to Chuo-ku
May, 2010 Established Beijing branch
May, 2010 Established FINE Bioscience Research Center (FBRC) at Osaka University
August, 2011 Kyushu sales office relocation
October, 2011 Established a factory and office in Hanoi, Vietnam
October, 2011 Established Hiroshima branch office in Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
November, 2011 Established “Medifine“, a brand dedicated to the medical food sector
December, 2011 Established office in the Philippines
January, 2012 Established Sapporo Sales Office
June, 2012 Opened “Fine Monitoring Salon” in Tomikuni Seimei Building in Umeda, Osaka
August, 2014 Established Matsuyama branch office in Matsuyama city, Ehime prefecture
April, 2015 Established Okinawa Fine Co., Ltd.
November, 2016 Established Harima Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (HAMTC) in Tatsuno City, Hyogo Prefecture Harima Science Park City
December, 2017 Tokyo branch relocation
January, 2018 Harima Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (HAMTC) Obtains GMP certification
January, 2019 Made All Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. into a subsidiary
February, 2019 Obtained license for drug saless (whole sales).
May, 2019 Obtained Cosmetics manufacturing and sales license
May, 2019 Established Hangzhou branch in China
May, 2019 Established CASON FINE JAPAN PTE. LTD., A joint venture between Hong Kong FINE GROUP LIMITED and Malaysian agency CASON INTERNATIONAL SDN.BHD. In Singapore.
August, 2019 Harima Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center obtains license for cosmetics manufacturing.
December, 2019 Obtained license for drug sales (store sales) for "Kusuri no FINE".
March, 2021 Kamigori Techno factory obtained license for manufacturing and seles of quasi-drugs.


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