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Exporting to the World Market
Exporting food products abroad is not easy.  You need to make sure your  product meets the complexed standards of the country/area you are exporting to.  Our experienced staff will support you by checking ingredients, production process and packing materials etc. and preparing documentaions required in order to connect you to the global market. 


Our Product Philosophy
Export business for TOP trading is not just a business but is an activity to meet our goal to disseminate Japanese food culture and tradition to the world.  Our products are all carefully selected and developed. First and foremost, it has to be "delicious" and we always keep in mind the following philosophies;

1.Products manufactured by traditional methods
2.Products originated in Japan, or unique to Japan
3.Products produced using Japanese state-of-the-art technologies

Connecting You to Global Market
If you are interested in exporting your products to the world but cannot take a step as the procedure is too complicated, or maybe have no idea where to start from, conact us now.  We will connect you to the global market.

With its experience and know-how, TOP trading will check various complexed regulations of different areas around the world for you to make sure your products can be handled in the market you are tagetting.   If necessary, we can advise you to revise product specifications such as ingredients, production process and packaging to meet the regulations.  

We are also ready to support you in preparing various documentations and applications in English which are required on actual exportation.

Promotional Events
We have been arranging various promtional events in order to appeal fascinating Japanese producs to the world with the cooperation of producers, local importers and governmental organizations, and other types of associations.

Our events are held in many different ways and styles;  tasting events inviting top-ranking  local chefs, workshops held at  a local culinary school, face-to-face sales events at a partner retail shop, setting up a booth in various well-known international exhibitions.  We also collaborate with public offices and other organizaions such as JETRO to plan events to promote Japanese gastronomy culture to the world. 

Our events are not only the ones held in a venue, but also include various travelling activities.  We plan a tour for producers in Japan to actually go to the export country and visit customers for business meetings to get a hold of local market needs.  Conversely, we also invite users and buyers abroad to Japan to actually pay a visit to producers' factories and farms for better understandings of the true value of our products. 

Through such various events we try to establish a profound connection with producers and world market and continue promotiong products building strong and long-lasting confidence with partners.




Wide-Ranging Assistance
As an export company we will help you on the practical side of exportation.  However, it never ends just with it.  As a partner, we listen to your needs, and propose strategies to lead you to the sucess in the overseas market.  
If needed, we will conduct market research to your target market, and help you to develop product that suits and sells well there.  We can attend business meetings aboard or help you to hold local promotional events.    

It is our mission to be "a bridge" between you and the world market by supporting you on all sides as a credible partner.   




Our Achievements
■ Activities Held with a Cooperation of National/Prefectural Government Organizations and Other Various Groups in Japan

・ Yuzu Tasting Event
Commemorative event to celebrate the first export of Japanese fresh yuzu to Europe. Numbers of chefs, media and people in food industry were invited to a two-star restaurant in Paris, where a full-course French cuisine, all using yuzu, was served.

・ Olive Beef Tasting Event
An event to taste a unique Wa-gyu "Olive Beef" inviting many chefs, media and other food industry people at a famous restaurant in Barcelona, Spain.

・ SIAL Exhibition 
Our products have been exhibited at the every SIAL International Food Exhibition held every two years in Paris. 

・ SIRHA Exhibition 
Exhibited at the SIRH International Food Exhibition held every two years in Lyon, France

・ Olive Beef Workshop at ANUGA  
Participated as an "Olive beef" instructor in a Japanese beef workshop at the ANUGA International Food Exhibition that held every two years in Cologne, Germany.

・ Yuzu Tasting Event in 3 European Countries 
French full-course meals using yuzu are held in the cities of Belgium, Spain, and Denmark.



■ Joing Activities Collaborated with Importers, or/and Producers

・ SIAL Exhibition 
Exhibited at the SIAL International Food Exhibition held every two years in Paris.

・ Tohoku Earthquake Charity Gala Dinner & Japanese Food Workshop in Rennes, France
A charity gala dinner (about 200 participants) of new syle cuisine prepared by three Japanese cuisine chefs, and chefs of French and Spanish cuisine.  Japanese cuisine (Washoku) cooking workshop was also held inviting local culinary school official and consumers.

・ Food Exhibition in Australia 
Participated in biennial food exhibitions in Sydney and Melbourne.

・ Workshop for Food Industry held in Monaco
Invited to  a workshope event where famous chefs from all over the world attend where our products are introduced.

・ SIAL Exhibition
Exhibited at the SIAL International Food Exhibition held every two years in Paris.

・ SIRHA Exhibition
Exhibited at the SIRH International Food Exhibition held every two years in Lyon, France.

・ Katsuobushi Tasting Event
Commemorative event to celebrate the first eport of Japanese "katsuobushi" or dried bonito to Europe. Numbers of chefs, media and people in food industry were invited to a two-star restaurant in Paris, where a full-course French cuisine, all using katsuobushi, was served.

・Others
We attended various guests from aborad in "Japan Visit Tours" across Japan.   European chefs visiting Japanese producers, pastry chefs from Hong Kong visiting Japanese producers, Spanish media covering Japanese beef famrs, and  French TV program staff covering Japanese seaweed, etc.


■ Utilization of Subsidies from producers and Activities with JETRO

・ White Miso Study Session
Held a study session for professionals using white miso in French at a cooking school in Paris.

・ Katsuobushi Workshop
Held a study session for professionals using dried bonito at a cooking school in Paris when at the first time in Japan to export dried bonito to Europe.

・ SIRHA Exhibition
Exhibited at the SIRHA International Food Exhibition held every two years in Lyon, France.

・Exhibition and Sales with JETRO in Paris’s Partner Retail Store

・ Salon de Sake
Participated “1st Salon de Sake in Paris”.




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