834-1 Ushio Shimada Shizuoka 428-0006 +81 547 46 2069 info@kanestea.com

Award, Certification & History

Award

  • 2021 World Green Tea Contest Grand Gold Medal ‘Premium Bottled Tea T-Ⅲ(three)’
  • 2020 Shimada City Masterpiece Anniversary 2020 ‘Matcha, Hojicha, and Wakocha Nama Chocolate Ganache’
  • 2019 World Green Tea Contest Grand Gold Medal ‘Thank you Tea bag’
  • 2018 World Green Tea Contest Grand Gold Medal ‘Premium Bottled Tea Koshun’
  • 2018 Shimada City Masterpiece Anniversary 2018 ‘Premium Bottled Tea IBUKI’
  • 2016 World Green Tea Contest Gold Medal ‘Premium Bottled Tea IBUKI’
  • 2016 Yoshimoto 47 Prefecture Matcha Chocolate Gold Prize
  • 2015 10th Anniversary for masterpiece of new Shimada city in 2015, ‘Matcha and Hojicha Chocolate Ganache’ are certified
  • 2015 FUJINOKUNI New Product Selection 2015 Gold Medal ‘Minami Alps Tea bag’
  • 2014 World Green Tea Contest Gold Medal ‘Hanger Tea Bag’
  • 2014 Japanese Tea Award Good Tea Category Jury Award
  • 2014 Japanese tea Award Aroma Tea Category Jury Award 
  • 2011 World Green Tea Contest Gold Medal ‘Nozomi’
  • 2010 World Green Tea Contest Grand Gold Medal ‘Ryoku-Sei-Kou’
  • 2013 FUJINOKUNI New Product Selection Gold Medal
  • 2009 Shizuoka tea fair Shizuoka Governor Award 
  • 2008 World Green Tea Contest Gold Medal ‘Wakocha Black Tea’
  • 2007 Kanaya tea fair second prize
  • 2006 MAFF center Chairman Award 
  • 2006 Japan Cha-gyo center Chairman Award 
  • 2005 Shizuoka Governor Award
  • 2003 Minister of MAFF Award
  • 2002 Tokyo Governor Award

Certification

  • 2022 Scheduled to acquire FSSC
  • 2019 Certification of HALAL
  • 2005 Organic JAS Certification
  • 2004 Mini HACCP Certification
  • 10 persons of Japanese Tea Instructors (2020)
  • 2 persons of Chinese Tea instructors
  • 2 of 6 grade Tea Examination Technology Council
  • 1 of 2 grade Tea Examination Technology Council
  • 1 of Hand-rolled tea council assistant teacher
  • 1 of Tea valuer(Appraiser)

History

  • 1957 Founded as a tea wholesaler and refined tea factory at Shima, KANAYA Town
     (Shimada City, Shizuoka prefecture now)
  • 1978  Established Kanes Tea
  • 1980 Started Mail order department
  • 1987 Expanded Headquarters Factory
  • 1990 Named Chabouzu as Mail order department
  • 1995 Changed from a limited company to a joint-stock company
  • 2000 Started Blend Tea Sales
  • 2002 Moved Headquarters Factory to Ushio
  • 2002 Yukiya Komatsu, 3rd generation, became representative director
  • 2004  Got Mini HACCP Certification
  • 2005  Got Organic JAS Certification
  • 2010 Took over the experiment for Tea cultivar breeding
  • 2012 Established Wachaclub Co., Ltd
  • 2016 Started Premium Bottled Tea IBUKI Sales
  • 2016 Started Harenohi Message tea bag bland
  • 2017 Started Overseas division
  • 2019 Got Certification of HALAL
  • 2019 Started Blend Matcha Sales
  • 2021 Installed new equipment for premium bottled tea at the second factory
    Started manufacturing bottled tea at our own factory