Since we established our company in 1888, this department had been engaging in the export and import business of Flowerbulbs, such as Lily, Tulip, Iris, Freesia etc.
Since 1980's, we transferred our main business to import of Flowerbulbs from export ones. In order to meet the requirement of domestic market, we have developed strong relationship with the companies specialized in Flowerbulb business in The Netherlands who are able to offer up-to-date horticultural technology and new species.
Since the market liberalization had been proceeding also in the Flowerbulb business, interferes of consumers has been changed and diversified. In order to quickly respond to changing market demand, the department has established an office in Lisse, The Netherlands, the heartland of Flowerbulb business. The office has been promoting the business, while it enables to collect timely and important information for our clients without delay.
For export side on the department business, it has been dealing with Bonsai plants, Gardening tools etc. These goods are one of the traditional and representative items of Japan. We have been introducing and exporting them to Europe as a pioneer. The success of Bonsai business has been effective in spreading the Japanese culture to all through Europe.