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1963
  • April

    Company is established.

1977
  • September

    Zushi branch of 'AMATARO' Izakaya (Japanese-style pub) opens, featuring home-style cooking.

1986
  • November

    Head office moves to Fujisawa city. Food processing plant established in Zushi city.

1994
  • April

    'AMATARO' Kamata branch and 'DAY TRIPPER' Kamata branch simultaneously launched in Tokyo.

  • October

    Zushi plant closes and a 13.3 acres kitchen distributing center is newly established in Kamakura city to reinforce the central distribution center and launch central kitchen operations.

1997
  • July

    Central Kitchen Center in Osaka established for store development in the Kansai district

  • November

    Urawa Kitchen Center established to expand market area to include Chiba and Saitaima.

1999
  • October

    COLOWIDE shares issued for over-the-counter trading (now on JASDAQ)

2000
  • October

    Shares listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

2002
  • January

    Head office moves to Yokohama city COLOWIDE acquires HEISEI FOOD SERVICE Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary

  • August

    COLOWIDE acquires W.P.JAPAN Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary

  • September

    Shares listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

  • December

    COLOWIDE acquires MEIJI CONFECTIONERY RETAIL Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary, and changes its name to AD IN PRA Co., Ltd.

2003
  • March

    AD IN PRA Co., Ltd. assumes the business rights of 27 shop branches of DREAM FOOD Co., Ltd.

  • June

    Hokkaido factory established.

2004
  • March

    COLOWIDE acquires HIIKIYA Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.

  • August

    COLOWIDE HOKKAIDO Co., Ltd. assumes business rights of 14 shop branches owned by YUMEQUITOUS LINK Co., Ltd. in Hokkaido.

  • October

    COLOWIDE splits its businesses into regional groups and transitions to a holding company system.
    HIIKIYA Co., Ltd. changes its name to COLOWIDE WEST JAPAN Co., Ltd.
    COLOWIDE acquires AMZE Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
    AMZE Co., Ltd. is made a consolidated subsidiary.

2005
  • June

    COLOWIDE acquires GANKOEN Co, Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.

  • October

    COLOWIDE acquires ATOM CORPORATION as a consolidated subsidiary.
    COLOWIDE acquires Worldpicom Corporation as a consolidated subsidiary.
    Gifu factory established

2006
  • July

    COLOWIDE acquires MIYA Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.

  • October

    ATOM CORPORATION and GANKOEN Co., Ltd. amalgamate. The surviving company is ATOM CORPORATION.
    COLOWIDE acquires SILSMARIA Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.

2007
  • February

    COLOWIDE CK Co., Ltd. changes its name to COLOWIDE MD Co., Ltd.

  • March

    AMZE Co., Ltd. amalgamates with MIYA Co., Ltd. and renames it ZICT. Inc.

  • October

    Tochigi factory established

  • December

    Cocot Co., Ltd. Special Subsidiary Company established.

2008
  • February

    AD IN PRA Co., Ltd. changes its name to BEE LINE Co., Ltd.

  • March

    COLOWIDE assumes business rights of Bannou Suisan Co., Ltd., acquires it as a consolidated subsidiary, and renames it Bannou Suisan.

  • June

    COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN Co., Ltd. amalgamates with COLOWIDE HOKKAIDO Co., Ltd. The surviving company is COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN.

2009
  • March

    ATOM CORPORATION amalgamates with ZICT. Inc. The surviving company is ATOM CORPORATION.

  • March

    COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN Co., Ltd. amalgamates with COLOWIDE WEST JAPAN Co., Ltd. The surviving company is COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN Co., Ltd.

  • September

    COLOWIDE Co., Ltd. increased capital to 10.282 billion yen.

2010
  • March

    COLOWIDE Co., Ltd. increases capital to 14.03 billion yen.

  • December

    COLOWIDE ASIA Co., Ltd Hong Kong is established as locally-incorporated subsidiary.

2011
  • September

    Construction of Kanagawa CK factory completed

  • September

    Food radiation measurement system introduced at Kanagawa CK factory / Hokkaido CK factory / Gifu CK factory

2012
  • March

    On-site power generator installed at Kanagawa CK factory

  • June

    Work completed on fully-enclosed vegetable-growing facility within the Kanagawa factory.

  • October

    COLOWIDE acquires REX HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.

2013
  • January

    Following the merger of Reins International Inc. by REX HOLDINGS Co., Ltd., the corporation is renamed as Reins International Inc.

  • March

    Food Table Co., Ltd. established.

  • September

    REINS INTERNATIONAL(THAILAND)CO., LTD. established.

  • October

    ATOM HOKKAIDO CORPORATION established.

2014
  • August

    Vietnam-based affiliate, COLOWIDE VIETNAM., JSC. established.

  • October

    COLO Cafe Co., Ltd. established.

  • December

    Kappa Create Holdings Co., Ltd. is acquired as a consolidated subsidiary.

2015
  • January

    Reins International Inc. became wholly owned company.

  • April

    COLOWIDE MD Co., Ltd. and COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN Co., Ltd. are merged with COLOWIDE MD Co., Ltd as surviving company. Indonesia-based affiliate, PT. REINS MARINDO INDONESIA established.

  • October

    Absorption merger of Kappa Create Co., Ltd. into Kappa Create Co., Ltd. Company name changed to Kappa Create Co., Ltd.

  • December

    Establishment of Taiwan local subsidiary,REINS INTERNATIONAL TAIWAN CO.,LTD

2016
  • December

    Reins International Inc. acquired Freshness Co., Ltd.
    REINS International Inc. acquires REINS International (USA) Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.

2017
  • May

    Bannou Suisan Co., Ltd. completed construction of Shizuoka Factory.

Note: CK denotes Central Kitchen, a food factory designation

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