Monthly Archives: May 2019

18 May, 2019

Hokusei Begins Working with Oregon Fruit Products

By |2019-05-26T06:30:14-07:00May 18th, 2019|Others|0 Comments

In April, Hokusei North America began working with Oregon Fruit Products (Salem, Ore.) to begin shipping fruit puree to Japan.  The aseptic puree shipped was for specifically processed fermentation purposes, and will be used in a number of craft beers offered at the "Hood to Fuji" Oregon-Japan beer festival being held on June 8 ~ [...]

8 May, 2019

CEO Shotaro Tomita on FM Toyama

By |2019-05-06T16:50:58-07:00May 8th, 2019|Others|0 Comments

Late last month, Hokusei's CEO Taro Tomita was featured on FM Toyama, a radio station in Oregon's sister state, Toyama. During the radio interview, Taro provided a brief overview of Hokusei's operations within Japan and around the world.  Taro also shared his philosophy of "connecting the world through a sense of place" -- sharing the [...]

5 May, 2019

Japan heads back to work on Tuesday in a new era

By |2019-05-30T13:40:55-07:00May 5th, 2019|Others|0 Comments

Japan is enjoying a longer than usual Golden Week holiday this year with an unprecedented 10 days off from work. Golden Week is made possible because four national holidays fall within days of each other in late April and early May. This year however, also included the imperial transition on April 30th and May 1st. [...]