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2012 marks fifty years since the foundation of Nutri.
Utilizing its extensive experience, the company aims
to further develop nutritional therapy.

  • 1963

    Feb
    Sankyo Pharmaceutical Manufacture founded (capital: ¥5 million)
    Mar
    Development of refined chicken egg-based product
    Sep
    Market launch of EGURON concentrated liquid diet for tube feeding
  • 1972

    May
    Production of AIALL-P concentrated liquid diet for tube feeding begins--OEM product produced for Kobayashi Yakuhin Corporation
  • 1978

    Feb
    Market launch of HIGHLY POWDER Essential Fatty Acid powdered oil
  • 1984

    Feb
    Development of HIGH FISSURE collagen-degrading protein (SCP)
    Aug
    Market launch of HYPRO-S protein-enrichment food supplement
  • 1985

    Jan
    Production launch of LIVE SERIES concentrated oral liquid diet begins--OEM product
  • 1989

    Mar
    Development of balanced fatty acid compound oil
  • 1991

    Nov
    Susumu Kawaguchi takes over as president and CEO
  • 1993

    Feb
    Market launch of PROCCA protein and calcium food supplement
  • 1994

    May
    Market launch of V CRESC with technical support of Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd.
  • 1995

    Oct
    Capital increased to ¥15 million
  • 1996

    Feb
    Tokyo office opens in Haccho-bori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • 1997

    Jan
    Market launch of ISOTONIC JELLY rehydration jelly for swallowing difficulty
  • 2000

    Jul
    Main plant relocates to Hazunaka, Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture
    Sep
    Market launch of Softia texture improver for swallowing difficulty
  • 2001

    Feb
    Capital increased to ¥40 million
    May
    Market launch of FO, health beverage containing dietary fiber and oligosaccharide
    Jul
    Tokyo office relocates within Haccho-bori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • 2003

    Sep
    Market launch of low protein dessert Hi! Bavarois
  • 2004

    May
    Market launch of V ACCEL, micronutrient fortified food containing glutamine
    Sep
    Capital increased to ¥65 million
    Oct
    Nutri Communications Co., Ltd. established as wholly-owned subsidiary of Sankyo Pharmaceutical Manufacture
  • 2005

    Jun
    Market launch of micronutrient fortified food V CRESC Jelly Brick Pack Type
    Nov
    Main plant relocates to Fujicho, Yokkaichi-shi, Mie Prefecture
    Market launch of V CRESC Carrot, micronutrient fortified beverage containing coenzyme Q10, and V CRESC Berries, micronutrient fortified beverage containing alpha-lipoic acid
    Dec
    Capital increased to ¥215 million
  • 2006

    Mar
    Sankyo Pharmaceutical Manufacture merges with Nutri Communications Co., Ltd.
    Nagoya office opens in Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya
    May
    Corporate name changed to Nutri Co., Ltd.
    Tokyo office relocates to Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
    Market launch of AIALL Soft Concentrated solid food
    Sep
    Market launch of Softia iG, food texturizer for thick liquid food (200 mL), and Softia ENS, food texturizer for enteral nutrition feed (250 mL)
    Dec
    Market launch of rehydration jelly ISOTONIC JELLY 100mL
  • 2007

    Jan
    Market launch of concentrated solid food AI ALL Soft 120
    Feb
    Market launch of micronutrient fortified food V CRESC Jelly Cup Type
    May
    Market launch of concentrated solid food AI ALL Soft Brick Type
  • 2008

    Oct
    Market launch of micronutrient fortified beverage V CRESC Peach
    and micronutrient fortified beverage V CRESC La France
  • 2009

    Mar
    Market launch of CalmSolid semi-solid liquid food
  • 2010

    Nov
    Market launch of Softia S
  • 2011

    Feb
    Market launch of Softia G
    Market launch of Flush Jelly
    Sep
    Market launch of micronutrient fortified food V CRESC Jelly Cup Type Mango
  • 2012

    Feb
    Market launch of V CRECS Glucosamine micronutrient supplement beverage
    Apr
    Market launch of Softia U, food texturizer for rice porridge mixer jelly
    Aug
    Market launch of Calm Solid 500 semi-solid liquid food
    Sep
    Market launch of ISOFO JELLY, jelly containing dietary fiber and oligosaccharide
    Market launch of Nyucal Kouso Fiber nutritional functional food
    Oct
    Market launch of Nutri Conc 2.5 nutritional adjustment food
    Dec
    NUTRI joins Medical Nutrition Council of Japan
    President Susumu Kawaguchi becomes the first chairman of the Medical Nutrition Council of Jaoan
  • 2013

    Jul
    Market launch of V CRESC CP10 containing collagen peptide
    ŸCommercial of V CRESC which appointed actress Machiko Ono as the image character was broadcast
  • 2014

    Feb
    Market launch of V CRESC Hi-petit Jelly high-calorie mini jelly
    Mar
    Market launch of Softia Super S, food texturizer for thickened food
    Dec
    Became part of the Mitsui Sugar Group
  • 2015

    Aug
    Market launch of V CRESC CP10 JELLY containing collagen peptide
    Oct
    Market launch of rehydration jelly ISOTONIC GREEN JELLY
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