MOTTAINAI in Japanese refers to physical waste and to wasteful action. Read this article to get to know more about MOTTAINAI culture and Japanese used markets.
Within all the food ingredients, other than natural food, Condiments also play an indispensable role in cooking. Japanese condiments had a unique path of development comparing with the other countries in Asia.
Japanese manufacturers have created and revolutionized some of the best kitchen tools in the world. These days, Japanese kitchen tools are being used around the world because of their high quality and practicality.
There is one thing about Japan that never fails to impress tourists that come from all corners of the world: Japanese stationery. Japanese stationery is popular in the world for its high quality, multi functions, handiness and sophisticated design.
What do you imagine when you hear the word “Japan”? Sushi? Mount Fuji, or ninja? Probably there are also many people who imagine the Japanese pop culture of anime, manga like One Piece and games such as Nintendo.
In Japan, over 5 billion bento are produced every year. As early as the 5th century CE, people brought what is thought to be the prototype of bento to farm work, hunting, and wars.
Traditional Japanese sweets, or wagashi, are a part of Japan's unique food culture. They come in many varieties, also offering diversity of flavors.Because of their beautiful colors and the Japanese feeling they provide, they are also booming among international tourists in Japan.
The demand for used cars is growing. Cars are now more seen as a status symbol. A single car ownership cycle has decreased from 7 years to 3 years from 2013 to 2017. In Japan, over 30% of the used cars are exported.
Japanese food, known as Washoku in Japan, is enjoying an unprecedented boom in the global food market. Since UNESCO declared Japanese cuisine to be an Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013, Japanese food begin to get more attention from foreign consumers.
Japanese swords, also called katana, are one representative of Japanese traditional culture. Unlike the European sword, it has distinctive appearance with the curved, single-edged blade.
When you heard of Japanese traditional clothing, maybe most of you will think about Kimono. The word "kimono/着物", which actually means a "thing to wear" (ki: wear and mono: thing), has come to denote these full-length robes.
Drinking is very important for Japanese society. Drinking parties, typically held at restaurants and Izakaya, are a traditional activity that are used to strengthen both social and business ties.
Japanese pottery and ceramics, known as Yakimono（literally “burned thing” or “fired thing”）is one of Japan’s oldest art forms. Traditional ceramics can be found everywhere in Japanese culture: tea ceremony enthusiasts and flower arranging masters.
Japanese products like automotive and machine tools are highly regarded for their quality, due to their traditional craftsmanship always chasing perfection. To meet this requirement, thousands of small and medium-size companies.
Generally speaking, people think Japanese look younger in their age. It doesn’t merely mean Asians look young, but there may be a reason for it. That is Japanese people’s high level of beauty consciousness, caring their skin, hair and anti-aging.
According to “Asia Personal Care & Cosmetics Market Guide, 2016”, Japan’s personal care and cosmetics products are ranked in five biggest market on a global scale.
The green tea market of the world is huge. On the other hand, that of Japan is compact. However, we don't think it can be our disadvantage in green tea business, because the green tea we provide is totally different from ones you can get in other countries.
KANNO ORIMONO CO., INC. is a long-established wholesaler of Tenugui (Japanese traditional Hand Towels) with a history going back 120 years.
"Seki Kanetsugu Cutlery Co." is a company that have all the characteristics of a Sekiden Japanese sword in cutting well, whilst not breaking nor bending.
The metallic conduits, called "contact probe superfine conduits", used to test the conductivity of the semiconductors are manufactured.
While men may not be familiar with them yet, the number of women wearing "eyelash extensions" is increasing.
Kobayashi Foods Co., Ltd., a company that produces dried bonito flakes that become the base of powdered soup stock. one of the country’s leading areas for producing dried bonito.
Yamasan Co., Ltd. is one Japanese company that has responded proactively to the high overseas demand for matcha.
Tel-mic Co., Ltd was established in Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan in 1995. We want to investment on the latest equipment and the office environment and want to take a lead in the field of the metal progressing industry.
NISSIN MEDICAL INDUSTRIES started manufacturing wheelchairs in 1965, which have distributed all manner of wheelchairs and equipment for the medical and welfare industries worldwide.
IKEUCHI ORGANIC is a total organic textile company, making textiles with the utmost safety and minimal environmental burden.
Regarding home use beauty equipment, MAXPLAN is Japan’s pioneer and their 25 years of experience and achievements since around 1990 are aggregated in all their company’s behavior.
HELIOS Co., Ltd is the company who determined to solve the waste problems using their advanced technology. They are manufacturing a garbage crusher. Since the act on special measures against Dioxins has enforced in 1997.
Niigata Prefecture's Tsubame Sanjo is not only known as a metalworking town, but it's also an area with a lot of Alibaba Gold Supplier customers. The area isn't well suited to rice cultivation due to the Shinano River's habit of flooding.
In the world full of mass production, handmade goods have regained its fame as hobbies. Mainly because you can customize according to your own liking.
Ebonite is a very hard and shiny synthetic rubber. It is made by vulcanizing natural rubber with high percentages of sulfur. It was invented by Charles Goodyear, an American scientist in 1839.
Ever since its establishment in 1980, the company has utilized its product appeal, proposal skills and response abilities, and has also been branching out into foreign markets.
TSUKUMO SHIGEN CO., LTD. began as a neighborhood used paper collection business that visited every house, collected used paper for recycling, and exchanged them for tissues, eventually expanding to a general wholesaler of recycled goods.
The business was set up in response to the problem of industrial waste, which continues to increase in large quantities.
SHINSHUUMEIJYOU COMPANY is a brewer that was much loved by local people and is now expanding its sales channels all around the country.
They work to deliver high-quality agricultural supplies throughout the world and strive to develop the agriculture industry.
NITTOPACK CO.,LTD., a package manufacturer established in 1934 with "providing a steady supply of safe and sound packaging materials" as its mission, has since produced various packaging materials.
In the chemical industry, where export is considered difficult due to regulations which differ by country, there is one company that controls almost 100% of all foreign sales.
Clover Trading CO., LTD., has built their overseas business from 0 to 90% of their sales in 8 years. We went to talk with the CEO Mr. Nishii and asked how they did it without any previous experience in trade starting with signing up for Alibaba.com.
The founder of EcoEarth, Mr. Takahashi, was a franchise owner of a large second-hand shop chain. Once he visited a second-hand shop in Cambodia, where he discovered was selling empty Japanese alcohol bottles.
The hardware trading company Kyowa CO., has entered its 70th years in 2017. The first year on Alibaba.com the company did 23 million yen for international sales.
Kokubu Shokai is one of Japan's leading companies in used tire recycling business. One of their methods is by refurbishing the used tire to re-sell them.
Wadakizai CO., LTD. has sold industrial valves for over 40 years since its founding. Originally, the company had zero experience in the overseas business.
Asahi Shoko Co., Ltd. is a trading company for machine tools and they distribute their products throughout the Kansai district including Osaka.
Tozando, based in Kyoto, is a store that specializes in Japanese martial arts equipment. Since it was founded in 1989, Tozando have been selling their products to overseas customers by drawing their attention via direct mail.
Since it was founded, MT-Torimatsu has become a well-established commercial kitchen equipment wholesaler in Tsubame-Sanjo area.