Ichibanya

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Ichibanya Co., Ltd.
株式会社壱番屋
Public
Industry Foodservice
Founded 1 July 1982 (1982-07-01)
Headquarters Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan
Number of locations
1,268 (July 2011) [1]
Area served
Japan
Hawaii
California, USA
China
Taiwan
South Korea
Thailand
Malaysia
Hong Kong
Singapore
The Philippines
Key people
Toshiya Hamajima, president and representative director
Products Curry rice
Ankake Spaghetti
Revenue Decrease ¥38,043 million (May 2010)
Increase ¥3,685 million (May 2010)
Increase ¥1,770 million (May 2010)
Total assets ¥28,922 million (May 2010)
Number of employees
775
Website

www.ichibanya.co.jp/english/index.html

www.ichibanyausa.com

Ichibanya Co., Ltd. (株式会社壱番屋 kabushikigaisha ichiban'ya?) (TYO: 7630) is a Japanese food services company based in Ichinomiya, Aichi.

CoCo Ichibanya chain[edit]

CoCo Ichibanya Curry House restaurant

Ichibanya Co., Ltd. owns the top curry rice restaurant chain in Japan, Curry House CoCo Ichibanya or usually just CoCo Ichiban or CoCo Ichi. The chain owns both direct and franchise restaurants in total of ten countries: United States, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, People’s Republic of China, Republic of China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea, the Philippines, and Japan. [2] [3] The Curry House chain is by far the company's largest business.

  • United States: 8 Branches
  • Thailand: 22 Branches
  • Malaysia: 2 Branch
  • Indonesia: 2 Branch (Bekasi and Jakarta City)
  • Singapore: 3 Branches
  • People’s Republic of China: 42 Branches
  • Republic of China: 21 Branches
  • Hong Kong: 7 Branches
  • South Korea: 20 Branches (21 in the future)
  • The Philippines: 1 Branch
  • Japan: >1,177 Branches

Pasta de Coco[edit]

The company also operates 25 restaurants in Japan under the name Pasta de Coco. It sells a pasta dish which is a kind of spaghetti with starchy sauce known as Ankake spaghetti (あんかけスパゲッティ ankake supagetti?). This dish is one of the distinctive foods of the Nagoya metropolitan area.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Profile". Ichibanya Co., Ltd. Retrieved 24 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "ココ壱番屋日本のレストランのリスト". 
  3. ^ "ココ壱番屋外国のレストランのリスト" (PDF). 
  4. ^ "ICHIBANYA CO., LTD. (Public, TYO:7630)". Google, Inc. Retrieved 24 December 2010. 
  5. ^ パスタでココ (in Japanese). Ichibanya Co., Ltd. Retrieved 24 December 2010. 

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