News Release

Satake Marks its 115th Anniversary in Business

February 3, 2011

February 3, 2011

Satake Marks its 115th Anniversary in Business

Further Contributing to Dietary Culture through Advanced Technology

Satake marks its 115th anniversary on March 3, 2011.

In 1896, the founder of the Satake Corporation, Riichi Satake, invented and began the production of Japan’s first power driven rice milling machine.

Today, more than a century of accumulated research for grain processing technology has made Satake the leading grain processing machine manufacturer in Japan and over 140 countries throughout the world.

Today, we have evolved from being “The expert in rice milling” to “The expert in rice milling and sorting” with the goal of making food safer, more secure, tastier and healthier.

We have introduced state of the art optical sorters to the market.

In addition to the sorting industry, we have developed new businesses in the nanotechnology sector, which includes gene and enzyme analysis, as well as in secondary and tertiary food processing sectors, including rice cooking and producing cooked and packed rice.

We are also investigating functional components in rice, researching functional rice that is good for health and beauty, and researching and developing biomass and fermentation technology that can make agriculture more environmentally friendly.

Satake will continue to invest in the research and development of products that meet customer needs while contributing to dietary culture throughout the world through our advanced technology.

115th anniversary logo(Japanese)

115th anniversary logo(English)

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