President: Noriyasu Okita
Description of Business: Ganoderma cultivation, research and development, production of Ganoderma health supplements.
Address: (Office) Time Plaza 2F,100-25 Kikusui Kamimachi 1-jou, 1-choume, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 003-0811, Japan.
This company was created by our CEO to try to contribute to the amelioration of everybody's health, thus, our leitmotiv "Creating a Healthy tomorrow". Our strong conviction that we can achieve that is based on the personal experiences of our President, who has seen is health condition improved spectacularly when he started to drink regularly Reishi (Ganoderma Lucidum) essence, capsules and tea.
Being a diabetic he was under insulin treatment for more than 25 years but 10 Years ago he discovered reishi, now he doesn't need insulin injection anymore. At 75 years old, he is as healthier than ever and will not lose to any middle-aged man in their late 40s or 50s in term of health and vitality. This is one of the reasons why he decided to create this company. (among the other reasons reishi helps to fight cancer)
As a Research organization for the company group, we started conducting experiments on the cultivation of the premium quality Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma Lucidium), which is known as a premium quality Basidiomycetes Polyporaceae.
Successful artificial cultivation of Reishi Mushroom (Guanoderma Lucidium). The same year, we also succeeded in the artificial cultivation of the rare Deer Horn Shaped Ganoderma Lucidium,. Based on the know-how of research development, the quality control and integrated production system was set up.
We started product development using our cultivated Ganoderma Lucidum.
We started with the production of drinks, and continued with the development and commercialization of tea bag, Supplement, tea decoction.
The Japan Food Research Laboratories, revealed the results of the data analysis of our premium quality Guanoderma lucidium high saturation in Beta glucan: 60.6g per 100g for the Deer horn shaped Guanoderma lucidium and 55.0g per 100g for the red Guanoderma lucidium. Those results are recorded as Japan’s top class ranking. The same year, we received the certification of “Food from Hokkaido” from the Hokkaido Branch of Japan Grain Inspection Association.
We received the award of "2011 Brand of the North" from the Sapporo Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the "REISENMEITO" 「霊仙命湯」 Guanoderma lucidium tea. (Awarded consecutively from 2011 to 2018)
2012 - 2014
Expansion to Asia with partners distributing the best resihi in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea, Philippines. Negotiating with european partners in Russia, Spain, England.
Expansion to North America, Hokkaido reishi products are now distributed in the USA and Canada
Obtained a patent [Title of the invention]The Ganoderma lucidum fruiting body with a high concentration of active ingredient, a method for cultivating Ganoderma lucidum, and Ganoderma lucidum fruiting body workpiece
Open our state of the art new production facilities in Bibai (Hokkaido), our experimentation fields and transformation is also located here.
First company to be certified JAS Organic For Production and transformation of reishi muhrooms.
Hongkong SOGO, Malaysia ISETAN, Sapporo DAIMARU Pop-up Store
Head office moved
A clinical trial on immune function (activation of NK cells) using Oukou Deer Horn Reishi capsules was completed in collaboration with Hokkaido University and Hokkaido University of Information Sciences.
In September of the same year, Healthy Do was already certified.
※What is Healthy Do?
The Hokkaido Food Functionality Labeling System (nicknamed "Healthy Do") is a system under which the Hokkaido Government of Japan certifies the fact that "scientific research on building a healthy body" has been conducted on the functional ingredients contained in health foods and other products, which is the same as Foods with Functional Claims.