WADAMAN’s History

  • 1883

    The founder, Manjiro Wada,
    Started business of selling the dried food at Ichinogawa, Osaka Tenma.

  • 1930

    The 2nd generation Manjiro Wada succeeded.

  • 1946

    The 3rd generation Eizou Wada succeeded.

    Handled Kanten (Agar), Katakuriko(Potato Starch), Siratamako(Rifined rice flour) , Kosian(Strained sweet bean paste), Toriko(Rice powder), Kori konnnyaku(Dried Konnyaku) etc.
    They washed Sesame at Dojima River in front of office and dried under sunshine laid on straw matt. They started sales of them named as “Araigoma(Washed & dried sesame)”

  • 1953

    Started Sesame processing factory at Tsukamoto 1chome, Yodogawaku, Osaka

    Wash Sesame by hand, dried under sunshine, used assorting tools such as Toomi and Nett.

  • 1958

    Expanded factory at Tsukamoto 6chome,Yodogawaku, Osaka.

  • 1960

    Handled sales of instant noodles and other various food those days.

  • 1967

    Established Company
    Sales of WARABIKO(Warabi plant starch), Purchase of Instant noodles, selling various kind of food

  • 1970

    Removed head office 200meters to East
    Constructed new office at present address, 9-5,Sugawarachou.
    Handled sales of Soumen and Hiyamugi etc.

  • 1990

    Launched sales of small pack of Sesame for family use.

  • 1998

    The 4th generation, Etsuji Wada succeeded

  • 2002

    Moved and expanded factory to 老原、Yao-city, Osaka.
    Certifed with producing Oragnic Food

  • 2003

    Big wall painting of “Gomayan” appeared at west side of head office

  • 2006

    Launched own shop “Hanjouteiyokochou Wadaman” close to the Tennma Tenjin Hanjoutei

  • 2011

    Launched main shop “manjirou-kura” in renovating old warehouse at head office premises

  • 2012

    Yao factory was certified with ISO22000:2005(Food Safety Management System)

  • 2015

    Yao Factory was certified with Organic Food Manufacturing for Europe and USA regulation.

  • 2018

    Certified with HALAL Certificate

  • 2018

    The 5th generation Takehiro Wada succeeded.