May 1998

Lacto Japan Co., Ltd., capitalized at 22,600,000 yen, established in Asakusa-bashi, Taito Ward, Tokyo

Aug 1998

Head office moved to Iwamoto-cho, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo

Oct 1998

Representative office opened in U.S.

Nov 1998

Representative office opened in Singapore

Jun 1999

Representative office opened in Australia
Subsidiary Lacto Japan (Asia) Pte. Ltd., established in Singapore

Feb 2000

Representative office opened in Netherlands

Apr 2000

Appointed import agent for Agriculture & Livestock Industries Corporation (ALIC)

Dec 2003

Subsidiary Foodtech Products Pte. Ltd., established in Singapore

Jun 2004

Head office moved to Nihonbashi-honcho, Chuo Ward, Tokyo

Mar 2005

Began sourcing and selling processed meat products

Jul 2008

Lacto Asia Pte. Ltd., established through the merger of two subsidiaries in Singapore

Nov 2008

Invested in U.S. company Kawaguchi Trading & Consulting Inc.

Sep 2009

Subsidiary Lacto Oceania Pty. Ltd. established in Australia

Oct 2009

Subsidized Kawaguchi Trading & Consulting Inc. and changed the name to Lacto USA Inc.

Sep 2010

Subsidiary Lacto Asia (M) Sdn. Bhd., established in Malaysia

Feb 2012

Joint venture PT. Pacific Lacto JAYA, established in Indonesia

Aug 2013

Subsidiary Foodtech Products (Thailand) Co., Ltd., established in Thailand

Nov 2013

Subsidiary Lacto Shanghai Co., Ltd., established in China

Aug 2015

Listed on the second section of the Tokyo stock exchange

Dec 2015

Subsidiary Lacto Europe B.V. established in The Netherlands

Sep 2017

Listed on the first section of the Tokyo stock exchange

May 2018

Head office moved to Nihonbashi, Chuo Ward, Tokyo

Jan 2019

Representative office opened in Thailand

Sep 2019

Subsidiary Lacto Philippines,Inc. established in Philippines