Our vision

From KURUME to the world

We have been specialists in cucurbit breeding for more than half a century. One of the leading Cucumber variety breeder for Japanese market. Throughout this time we have continually answered our consumer's demands and have been supported by loyal clients. Our business is now expanding across the world and we hope we can build a strong business relationship with you in the near future. We look forward very much to hearing from you.

KURUME VEGETABLE BREEDING CO.,LTD

CEO / President

TAKESHI KAWASAKI

History

HISTORY OF KURUME VEGETABLE BREEDING CO., LTD.

Founder Takashi Tsutsumi was born in 1923 in Yame in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. After graduating from Kyoto University, he was invited to give a lecture on seedless watermelons at the University of Hawaii.

In 1962 THE KURUME VEGETABLE BREEDING CO., LTD. was established in Kurume

Our seeds have been shipped out all over Japan for more than half century with our trusted brand name.

Now our overseas seed business is expanding across the world.... with "From Kurume to the world” as our motto.

An old Japanese saying goes "if you never sow a seed you never get any" meaning “Nothing comes from Nothing" .We sail the world.

Outline

Company Name : KURUME VEGETABLE BREEDING CO.,LTD
Head Office : 1422-1 Fujita, Araki, Kurume, Fukuoka
830-0064 JAPAN
Tel : +81(942)26-2943
Fax : +81(942)26-3235
Incorporated : January 1962
Employees : 50
Breeding station : 5ha. 48 Green houses
Branches in Japan :

Kanto (East of Japan) district branch
Tatebayashi city,Gunma pref.

Miyazaki (South west of Japan) branch
Miyazaki city, Miyazaki pref.

Founded : November 1949
Areas of Business :
  • 1) Improvement of cucurbitaceous breeds. 
  • 2) Production and sale of cucurbitaceous seeds.
  • 3) Cultivation, research, and agricultural engineering training.