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History

1842 Brewing business starts.
1864 Start to manufacture shochu and mirin.
1912 Takara Shochu is launched. image
1925 Takara Shuzo Co., Ltd. is established.
1933 Sho Chiku Bai (Sake) is launched.
1949 Takara Shuzo Co., Ltd. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1951 Start to export Sho-Chiku-Bai to the U.S. image
1968 Sho Chiku Bai Take is launched.
1969 Takara Mirin (mili pack) is launched.
1972 Import and sales of Shaoxingjiu wines commences with the normalization of diplomatic relations between Japan and China.
1977 Takara Shochu Jun is launched. Takara Shochu Jun
1980 Takara Ryorishu is launched.
1983 Takara Sake USA Inc. is established
1984 Takara Can Chu-Hi is launched.
1985 Takara Corporate Philosophy defined. Takara CI is introduced. Takara Can Chu-Hi
1989 Branton is launched.
1991 Takara takes a stake in Age International, Inc. of the United States.
1994 Surioroshi Ringo is launched as a Takara Can Chu-Hi Deluxe series product.
Yokaichi, an authentic rice-based shochu, is launched nationwide.
1995 Beijing Takara Foods Co., Ltd. (currently Takara Shuzo Foods Co., Ltd.) is established as a joint venture in Beijing, China. The Shirakabegura Brewery
2000 All plants obtain ISO 9002* certification.
* The international standard for quality assurance (currently ISO 9001.)
Takara Organic Hon-Mirin is launched.
2001 Corporate philosophy is revised. Code of Conduct is defined.
The Shirakabegura Brewery is completed as the center of Takara’s high quality sake business.
Ikkomon
Ikkomon, a 100% pure sweet potato shochu, is launched.
2002 Shift to the new Takara Group organization under holding company system.
2003 Sho Chiku Bai Ten is launched. Takara Shochu High ball
2006 Takara Shochu High Ball is launched.
2007 Takara Can Chu-Hi Jikashibori is launched.
2008 Shirashinken, an authentic barely-based shochu, is launched.
Shirakabegura kimoto junmai is launched. 
2010 Aquired stocks of Foodex SAS. Shirakabegura Mio sparkling sake
2011 Shirakabegura Mio sparkling sake is launched.
2013 Carina is launched.
Aquired stocks of Tazaki Foods Limited.
2014 Aquired stocks of Cominport Distribución S.L.

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