History of the Company 1980~1999
Released Chilled coffee key brand, made by dairy manufacturing company.
Released “Key pack coffee”.
Released “Key grounded iced coffee can”.
Joined Japanese tea council.
Released “Key instant coffee special blend ” 100g.
Completed Kyushu Factory.
Released “Key creamy portion”.
Introduced Live Pack to offer distinguished quality maintenance.
Installed large neon advertising tower in Ginza 5-chome.
Installed large advertising tower in Sakuragi-cho, Yokohama.
Released Key cassette coffee and Key cartridge coffee.
Opened new Research Laboratory.
Released “Charcoal roasted coffee”.
Released “Yokohama 1920” coffee tin 180g.
Completed Tohoku Factory.
Released Key “tetra oolong tea” 1000 ml.
Set up consumer advice office (Current customer service center) for improving of service.
Released “Key spray dry instant coffee” 200g.
Changed the name of KEY COFFEE INC.
Hirokazu Shibata, President, received the Medal with Blue Ribbon.
Released “Drip bag”.
Established “KEY COFFEE LACS 70” Memorial Foundation.
Released “Drip bag special blend”.
Released “Iced coffee in PET 1.5 L”.
Released “Toraja blend liquid coffee”.
Completed Chubu Factory.
Listed of KEY COFFEE shares on OTC market.
Keiji Ota was appointed as president and representative director.
Listed on the 2nd Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Established Taiwan Key Coffee Inc.
Listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Released new DRIP ON series, a newly developed D.S.extraction system.
The Manufacturing Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu and Kyushu Factories have acquired ISO 14001 certification.
Released “Water pot café”, a cold brew coffee made from water for professional use.