Experienced importer, wholesaler and distributor of Asian food products
Daiei Trading was established in Queens, New York in 1970 as a supplier to Japanese restaurants. Since then, it has become one of the finest Japanese food importers on the American Market.
Today, Daiei offers over 31 brands of different Japanese food products. It has 60 employees and offices in New York, Chicago and Washington DC.
|Company Name||Daiei Trading Co., Inc.|
|Executive/Operation Officer||Founder: Yoshio Takeda
President: Hitoshi Endo
Chief Operating Officer: Jin Kato
Senior Sales Supervisor: Yu Horiuchi & Kenny Ong
|Location||(New York) 14-50 128th St. College Point, NY 11356
(Chicago) 360 Randy Rd. Carol Stream, IL 60188
(Washington DC) 8268 Preston Court Suite E&F Jessup, MD 20794
(Dallas) 9761 Clifford Dr ＃180, Dallas, TX 75220
|Number of Employees||60|
|Banking Partner||JPMorgan Chase|
|Area of Industry||Importing of Japanese foods for wholesale in the American market|
|1970||Daiei Trading-Co., Inc. was established in Queens, supplying Japanese restaurants|
|1972||due to business expansion, the company relocated|
|1977||due to business expansion, the company relocated|
|1985||the company began to offer Hakutsuru sakes|
|1987||due to business expansion, the company relocated|
|1990||the company held a party at the Parklane Hotel
celebrating 20 years of operation
|1991||Daiei Trading-Chicago-Co, Inc. was founded, servicing the Midwest|
|1997||the company purchased an office building in College Point, Queens and thereto relocating; the company began to offer Gekkeikan sakes; the company began doing business with American supermarkets|
|1999||the company began to offer Budweiser and Kirin beers|
|2005||Daiei in need of another subsidiary location and opens Jessup Maryland. This location became the satellite office/warehouse for our South West customers.
Catering to Baltimore, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, & Atlanta.
|2015||Daiei’s grand opening of the Dallas location. Targeting the midwest region of the US.|
|2020||Daiei Trading Lifeline Marks a 50th year anniversary. With all the extensive hard work and diligent dedication from the founder Mr. Yoshio Takeda and his loyal employees, the company hits this memorable year.|
|2021||Kamei North America Co., Ltd. purchases Daiei Trading Co., Inc becoming the parent company and continuing the history of Mr. Takeda and Daiei Trading.|