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Hokusei Begins Working with Oregon Fruit Products

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 ~ [...]

By |2019-06-29T05:47:48-07:00May 18th, 2019|Others|0 Comments

CEO Shotaro Tomita on FM Toyama

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 [...]

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

More Hokusei Product (Japan) visits to Oregon

As a sign of its commitment to the Oregon-Japan trade market, Hokusei Products in Japan sent staff to Oregon to meet with the local Hokusei North America team. During the week of April 22, Hokusei Products' staff will travel to Portland, the Willamette Valley, and Central Oregon to visit a number of partner organizations, including [...]

By |2019-05-30T13:42:14-07:00April 24th, 2019|Others|0 Comments

Portland Japanese Garden Hosting Event in Tokyo on Apr 15

On April 15 (Mon), the Portland Japanese Garden and the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ) will host an cultural bridge-building event at FCCJ's Tokyo location. The event will include key address Steve Bloom, the Portland Japanese Garden's Chief Executive Officer.  After the key address, Mr. Bloom will be joined in a panel discussion by [...]

By |2019-04-08T07:32:46-07:00April 8th, 2019|Others|0 Comments

Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom in Portland

Just as in Japan, Portland is experiencing an explosion of color with the blooming of cheery blossoms throughout the city.  Wandering through the Portland's neighborhoods, one is treated to an amazing show of blossoms ranging from dark pink to completely white.  The final act of the show takes places when breezes start to blow creating [...]

By |2019-04-01T09:31:03-07:00April 1st, 2019|Others|0 Comments

Hokusei’s visit to Oregon

Earlier this month, executive staff from Hokusei Products in Japan (Hokusei North America’s parent company) visited Oregon to participate in a wide number of meetings and site visits. Among the highlights of the visit was a series of meetings and get-togethers with staff from the Portland Japanese Garden . A number of discussions were held [...]

By |2019-03-19T21:40:31-07:00March 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Welcome in the Cherry Blossom Season at Sakura Sunday

Portland boasts a number of Japanese cherry trees, which typically beautifully bloom during the month of March. These trees can be found along the Willamette River in Tom McCall Park, drawing in sightseers and picnickers every  Spring. In addition, there are of course amazing cherry trees at the Portland Japanese Garden (PJG).  On March 24 [...]

By |2019-03-10T09:58:19-07:00March 10th, 2019|Others|0 Comments

Hokusei Japan Team to Visit Oregon in March

Executive staff from Hokusei Products in Japan (Hokusei North America's parent company) will be visiting Oregon during the March 11 - 16, 2019 timeframe.  While in Oregon, the Hokusei Products team plans to hold a series of meetings and discussions with customers, partners, vendors.  Additionally, meetings will be set up to discover potential future relationships [...]

By |2019-02-20T11:58:54-07:00February 20th, 2019|Others|0 Comments

Hokusei CEO Shotaro Tomita on Japanese TV

CEO Shotaro Tomita on TV prgoram. Earlier this month, Hokusei Products (Japan) CEO Shotaro Tomita was featured on Japanese TV.  Aired on the KNB network, the television segment featured business activities at Hokusei's European subsidiary, Hokusei Europe AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.  Having made the trip to Sweden, the KNB network crew showed [...]

By |2019-03-04T12:45:56-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Others|0 Comments

Happy New Year from Hokusei North America

We at Hokusei North America would like to wish all of our customers, partners, and parent company associates a Happy New Year and best wishes for 2019. According to the Chinese zodiac celebrated in Japan, 2019 is the "Year of the Boar".  In Japan, boars are thought to be considerate, independent, responsible, and optimistic creatures.  We [...]

By |2019-01-09T16:52:23-07:00January 7th, 2019|Others|0 Comments