House Foods

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House Foods Group Inc.
Romanized name House Shokuhin Group Honsha Kabushiki-gaisha
Type Public (K.K.)
Traded as TYO: 2810
Headquarters Higashiōsaka, Osaka, Japan
Employees 4,968 (2013)
Website housefoods-group.com

House Foods Group Inc. (TYO: 2810, JASDAQ: 2810) is one of Japan's largest food manufacturers and brands. It began in 1913 in Osaka as Urakami Shoten, and began selling curry in 1926.

It is listed on Section 1 of both Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges, symbol 2810. It is headquartered in Higashiōsaka, Osaka, Japan.

House Foods is well known for its Japanese curry brands, Vermont Curry, Jawa Curry. It also manufactures Japanese snacks, noodles, and soft drinks such as Ramune.

In the United States, its subsidiary House Foods America Corporation is the largest provider of tofu products in the United States.

House Foods America Corp. has tofu plants in California and New Jersey with a combined capacity of manufacturing 350,000 pieces of tofu per day. Its largest competitor in the U.S. tofu market is Vitasoy, followed by Morinaga Milk Industry.

House Foods America Corp. also operates Japanese-style curry restaurants called Curry House Restaurants (or simply Curry House), with eleven locations in Southern California. Its first location opened at Weller Court Shopping Center in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles in 1983.[1]

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  1. ^ "About us - Establishment of Curry House Restaurants". CurryHouse.com (Curry House the Japanese Curry and Spaghetti Restaurants). Retrieved July, 22, 2014. 

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