Company Outline

Corporate Name KOHJIN Life Sciences Co., Ltd.
Capital 100,000,000 yen
Number of Employees 170 (as of April 1, 2021)
Representative Takahiro Tokuda, President and CEO (Message)
Business Locations Headquarters (Business Locations)
Tokyo Takarazuka Building 14F., 1-1-3 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006, Japan
TEL. +81-3-3539-1691 (representation)
FAX. +81-3-3539-2896
Saiki Plant (Business Locations)
1-6 Higashihama, Saiki-shi, Oita 876-8580, Japan
TEL. +81-972-22-1050
FAX. +81-972-23-7266
Main Lines of Business
  1. Manufacture and processing of yeast, food ingredients, feed, fertilizers, and related products
  2. Manufacture and processing of pharmaceuticals, and other industrial chemicals
Shareholder Mitsubishi Corporation Life Sciences Limited (100%)
Saiki Factory Certifications ISO9001, FSSC22000, Kosher, Halal


April 1953 Saiki Plant began operation as dissolving pulp factory of Koukoku Jinken Pulp Co., Ltd.
January 1969 Trade name changed to KOHJIN Co., Ltd.
November 2012 KOHJIN Life Sciences Co., Ltd. established after spinoff of fermentation business of KOHJIN Co., Ltd.
April 2019 KOHJIN Life Sciences Co., Ltd., MC Food Specialties Inc., and Mitsubishi Shoji Foodtech Co., Ltd. consolidated to start Mitsubishi Corporation Life Sciences Limited
At the same time, production subsidiary established through spinoff of Saiki Plant business of Mitsubishi Corporation Life Sciences Limited, and trade name changed to KOHJIN Life Sciences Co., Ltd.