Kagome Milestones

A quick look at some of the key moments in our rich history.

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  • The very beginning

    The very beginning

    Ichitaro Kanie begins cultivating tomatoes and other non-native vegetables in Japan.

  • Initial production

    Initial production

    Kagome produces tomato sauce in Japan.

  • Changed the brand mark to KAGOME

    Changed the brand mark to KAGOME

    We developed a timeless brand that we’re still proud of today.

  • Broke ground on Kagome USA

    Broke ground on Kagome USA

    Kagome USA is established in Los Banos, California. It is Kagome’s first wholly owned subsidiary overseas.

  • A new era of R&D

    A new era of R&D

    Kagome USA opens its own internal research and development center.

  • Kagome USA doubles its capacity

    Kagome USA doubles its capacity

  • Acquisition of Kagome Foods, Inc.

    Acquisition of Kagome Foods, Inc.

    New capabilities in dip cups, pouch sauces, margarines and buttery spreads.

  • Kagome Australia joins the Kagome family

    Kagome Australia joins the Kagome family

  • HIT in Portugal becomes a subsidiary

    HIT in Portugal becomes a subsidiary

  • Kagome USA 25th Anniversary

    Kagome USA 25th Anniversary

  • Kagome Opens GFS and R&D center

    Kagome Opens GFS and R&D center

    Kagome Opens Global Foodservice Sales and Innovation Center in San Carlos, California