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"DSP Gokyo Food & Chemical Co., Ltd." inaugurated

Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Masayo Tada, hereinafter called DSP) announced that as of July 1, 2010 it has had its Food & Speciality Products Division transferred to DSP Gokyo Food & Chemical Co., Ltd. (the new name of former Gokyo Trading Co., Ltd. effective from July 1, 2010).

DSP Gokyo Food & Chemical Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Tetsuya Oida) announced that it has started anew its business under the new framework effective as of July 1, 2010.

DSP Gokyo Food & Chemical is intended to be a completely new corporation that maximizes synergy effects where R&D and marketing functions are integrated in the field of foods and chemicals and become an R&D-oriented company who is able to create numerous new ideas based on its own originalities under its business strategies including reinforced marketing and prioritization for pursuing profits.

An outline of DSP Gokyo Food & Chemical Co., Ltd. (as of July 1, 2010)

Company name DSP Gokyo Food & Chemical Company, Limited
(The company name has been changed from Gokyo Trading Co., Ltd. effective July 1, 2010.)
Headquarters 5-51, Ebie 1-chome, Fukushima-ku, Osaka, Japan
(The address of headquarters has been changed effective July 1, 2010)
Representative Tetsuya Oida, President and Chief Executive Officer (effective July 1, 2010)
Line of business Manufacture, processing, sale/purchase, and import/export of food materials, raw materials for cosmetics, pharmaceutical additives, chemicals for electronic materials, coating materials, and others
Established October 2, 1947
Capital 100 million yen
Fiscal year-end March 31
No. of employees 145
Web site address

[Management principles]
We contribute to improvement in "health and life & culture of the people" by incessantly creating such value as is recognized by all the customers.

[Major products]
(Food materials)

  • "Glyloid" and "Echo gum", polysaccharide thickeners
  • Seasonings: soup / billion products, monosodium glutamate
  • "Mirasee", sweetener

(Raw materials for cosmetics)

  • Raw materials for hair care products such as mousse, spray, gel, and wax (materials to fix or maintain)
  • Raw materials for skin care products such as milky liquid and lotion (materials to retain moisture or improve physical property)

(Pharmaceutical additives)

  • Pharmaceutical tablets, binding agents for liquids, coating agents, disintegrating agents, and diluting agents

(Chemicals for electronic materials)
(Coating materials)

  • Low molecular wax, water soluble synthetic polymer / monomer


  • Filtration machines, chemicals for brewage