Wine Importing

GRN Wine Business Overview

Company Name :
GRN Corporation Limited
Head Office :
3550 Uchijima, Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture 933-0328, Japan
President :
Takeshi Kotosaka
Date Founded :
January, 2006
Capital :
JPY 50 million
Offices :
Head Office: 3550 Uchijima, Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture 933-0328, Japan
Tel: +81-766-31-5046   Fax: +81-766-31-1098

Tokyo Office (Wine & Liquor Division): 8th floor Aios Gotanda Ekimae Building,
1-11-1 Nishi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0031, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5719-7423   Fax: +81-3-5719-7424

Ishikawa Wine Center (Order Receiving and Logistics Center):
480 Mizushima-machi, Hakusan, Ishikawa Prefecture 924-0855, Japan
Tel: +81-76-277-3597   Fax: +81-76-277-3598

Business outline

Alcoholic Beverage Wholesaler;
Wholesaler and export management of Japanese sake.

About GRN

GRN stands for GLOBAL REFRESHMENT NETWORK. It expresses our vision and concept : "We deliver REFRESHMENT globally". We create and maintain customer satisfaction and trust by providing refreshment globally.

History

December 1976 :
Founded as Hokuriku Foods Co., Ltd.
January 2006 :
Merger of the Global Refreshment Network division of Hokuriku Coca-Cola Bottling and Hokuriku Foods Co., Ltd.; GRN Corporation Limited founded as a wholly owned subsidiary of Hokuriku Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Ltd.
* Primary business is the overseas management and consulting operations in Southeast Asia, China, and Australia of the Global Refreshment Network division.
October 2006 :
Transferee for the imported wine business of Hokuriku Coca-Cola Bottling, Japanese sales of imported wines started under the name GRN Corporation Limited
* Conducted Japanese sales of imported wines under the Hokuriku Coca-Cola Group after buying a foreign winery in 1990.
January 2013 :
Started wholesale Japanese sake for Wakatsuru Shuzo in Tokyo metropolitan area.
September 2015 :
Hokuriku Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Ltd (HCCB) established GRN Holdings Co., Ltd (GRNH) to hold all the shares of HCCB's non-Coca-Cola assets through a share-split, resulting in all former HCCB shareholders owning exactly the same number of GRNH shares as they did at HCCB. GRN Co.,Ltd thus became a 100% subsidiary of GRNH.

Soh-Soh Group Companies

Hokuriku Coca-Cola Bottling Co.,Ltd. Beverage supplier (wholesale and retail sales)
Benefrex Co.,Ltd. Retail sales of beverages, confectionaries and cigarettes via vending machines.
Nabeul Co.,Ltd. Retail of beverages, food and frozen confectionaries via vending machines.
Hokuriku Logistics Co.,Ltd. Contractor of logistics, cargo and warehouse management.
Hokuriku Coca-Cola Products Co.,Ltd. Manufacturing and processing of beverages.
GRN Holdings Co.,Ltd. Contractor of business management and renting & managing real estate. Contractor of vending machine maintenance and repair.
HISCOM Co. Ltd. Planning, development, management and maintenance of IT systems.
Hokuriku Recycle Center Co.,Ltd. Industrial waste collection and disposal.
Wakatsuru Shuzo Co.,Ltd. Production and retail sales of alcoholic beverages
IRM Japan Co.,Ltd. Maintenance of vending machines and other related maintenance services.
Toyama Amenity System Co.,Ltd. Management of hotels, restaurants and other food service business.

About our wine

We distribute wines from primarily Australia and New Zealand. To fulfill customer needs, we also import European wines from France, Italy and Spain.

Plant and Facilities

We run our own warehouse and operations center located in Ishikawa prefecture.
To maintain and preserve the quality of the wines at our warehouse, GRN employees perform storage and logistics operations, including humidity and temperature control.