House Foods

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House Foods Corporation
Native name
Public K.K.
Traded asTYO: 2810
FoundedNovember 11, 1913
Number of employees
4,968 (2013)
ParentHouse Foods Group Inc.

House Foods Corporation (ハウス食品株式会社, Hausu Shokuhin Kabushiki-gaisha) 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 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 and Java Curry. It also manufactures Japanese snacks, noodles, and soft drinks such as Ramune.


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. operates Japanese-style curry restaurants called 'Curry House Restaurants' (or simply 'Curry House'), with nine locations[1] in Southern California. Its first opened at Weller Court Shopping Center in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles in 1983.[2]


  1. ^ Curry House locations
  2. ^ "About us - Establishment of Curry House Restaurants". Retrieved July 22, 2014.

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