History

July 1975 Opened by the founder as Tai Sushi in Abeno Ward, Osaka City
October 1984 Opened restaurant #1 in Toyonaka City
September 1988 Founded Sushi Taro K.K. and opened restaurant #1 in Suita City, Osaka
September 1996 Opened one prate 100yen restaurant in Kawanishi City, Hyogo
August 1999 Merged Sushi Taro (Toyonaka) and Sushi Taro (Suita)
December 2000 Changed firm name to Akindo Sushiro Co., Ltd.
Moved headquarters to Tsuruno, Settsu City, Osaka; integrated new processing plant and warehouse
into headquarters
September 2003 Listed stock in Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
February 2004 Abolished processing plant in headquarters
April 2006 Moved headquarter registration to Suita City, Osaka
August 2007 Strategic operational partnership with Kyokuyo Co., Ltd. and Unison Capital Group
April 2009 Delisted stock on Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
April 2011 Established subsidiary Sushiro Korea, Inc. (consolidated subsidiary) in Seoul, South Korea
January 2015 Opened new format restaurant #1 of ‘Tsumamigui’ in Nakameguro (Closed October 2015)
March 2015 Established Akindo Sushiro Holdings Inc. through a share transfer, and transitioned to a holdings
company system
October 2015 Revised firm name from Akindo Sushiro Holdings Inc. to Sushiro Global Holdings Inc.
October 2015 Established Sushiro Creative Dining Inc. (consolidated subsidiary) through an incorporation-type
company split
November 2015 Opened new format restaurant #1 of ‘Nanami no sachi’ in Nakameguro (Closed June 2016)
April 2016 Acquired all stock of CEI US Holdings Corporation (currently Sushiro U.S. Holdings Inc.), which has
sushi-related Japanese cuisine restaurants in the US, and converted to a subsidiary
(consolidated subsidiary)
September 2016 Opened Sushiro Minami-Ikebukuro as restaurant #1 in heart of Tokyo
March 2017 Listed on First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
August 2017 Established Sushiro Taiwan Co., Ltd. as subsidiary in Taipei, Taiwan
August 2017 Opened new format restaurant #1 of “Sugidama” in Nishinomiya
September 2017 Entered capital and business partnership with Shinmei Co., Ltd. and Genki Sushi (extinguished June
2019)
October 2018 Established Sushiro GH Singapore Pte. Ltd. subsidiary in Singapore
January 2019 Established Sushiro Hongkong Limited subsidiary in Hong Kong
May 2019 Entered into a strategic operational partnership to fund sushi take-out franchise Wasabi Sushi Bento
Limited with 13.5 million British pounds centered in London, UK through joint investment SPV (special
purpose venture) comprising Capdesia Group Limited, a private equity fund investing in the European
eatery service industry
February 2020 Established Sushiro GH (Thailand) Ltd. subsidiary in the Kingdom of Thailand
May 2020 Established a joint venture Sharetea Japan Inc. together with LIAN FA International Dining Business
Co., Ltd.
January 2021 Established Guangzhou Sushiro Restaurants Co., Ltd. sub-subsidiary in China
April 2021 Changed firm name from Sushiro Global Holdings Co., Ltd. to FOOD & LIFE COMPANIES LTD.
April 2021 Changed firm name from Sushiro Creative Dining Co., Ltd. to FOOD & LIFE INNOVATION LTD.
April 2021 Acquired all stocks of Kyotaru Co., Ltd. and converted to subsidiary (consolidated subsidiary)
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