1960 Established as S. Nishizawa Co. Ltd. under current corporate structure.

1969 Introduced Sapporo Ichiban noodles into the Canadian marketplace.

1970 Appointed agents in Western Canada for Sapporo Ichiban noodles. Acquired first supermarket head office listing (Calgary, AB).

1972 Changed company name to Toyo Importing Co. Ltd. Established Canada-wide broker representation for our products.

1973 Introduced Sunburst instant noodles in five flavours.

1974 Registered first trademark "SUNBURST".

1976 Appointed Canadian agents for Maruchan soup products.

1978 Registered trademarks "TAIPAN" and "SHOGUN". Registered current company logo design.
1989 Moved office/warehouse from Richmond, BC to our current location in Burnaby, BC.

2000 Appointed our current Canadian sales broker.

2008 Appointed agents in Eastern and Atlantic Canada for Sapporo Ichiban noodles.

2010 Began distribution of Mishima Miso Soup in four flavours.

2012 Added the new Hot & Spicy flavour to our Sapporo Ichiban line.

2014 Celebrated 45 years of distributing Sapporo Ichiban noodles in Canada.
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