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About Us

Making food labeling accessible for everyone.

I started this company because I had long wanted to work in the food industry. Just simple curiosity about food ingredients also drove me to establish the company, but what makes my work meaningful is helping people who need to understand what is in the food they eat.

From my experience in this business, I have realized that the food labeling system in Japan is quite complex.
I think simplifying complex concepts into easy-to-understand ones can provide values to both consumers and businesses.

To help people who manufacture food products resolve their regulation and labeling issues and close the information and knowledge gap between consumers.

Based on the above ideas, Label bank can be of some help to for many people to choose more delicious food with higher quality.

Making food labeling accessible for everyone.

Expert

We have developed a specialized data engine for food labeling called “Food labeling Regulation Omnirange Guide System”, into which a wide range of data is stored: terms (for ingredients) used on food labeling, regulations related to the use of such ingredients, and also the decisions tree regarding the relation between these regulations and ingredients.

This data engine is an all-around database, and was developed with the purpose of providing a tool that everyone could use, rather than being restricted to individual skills.
It is included in our “Food Labeling Checker” system, but we also use it during most of our in-house projects (label developments and reviews) as a final review tool.

Such comprehensive system that ensures adequate food labeling for your products will provide you with far more than just a reduced amount of labeling mistakes: With it, you have the tools to immediately deal with questions like “Where is this material from?”, “What are the allergens in this product?” and as such, you can provide a much more reliable service to your consumers and distributors. Product categories, distribution channels, and selling methods have never been so diversified and varied; improving the consumers’ trust toward a product is without doubt a great chance to increase/expand its sales.

We believe that it is important to set out and ensure that, in order to create adequate food labeling, your dedicated system is easy to manage and use for reviewing labels.

Database

Decernis LLC

Label bank has established a marketing partnership with Decernis, a company developing documentation database search systems (for national regulations of countries all over the world) - like “gComply”. We provide the maintenance of the database information (stored in gComply libraries) on standards related to food labeling, additives and ingredients, by -for instance- ensuring that said information is up to date and checking the consistency of the regulatory content in Japanese (and its translations).

Decernis Website >

Yamato System Development Co., Ltd.

A data engine created by Label bank (for standards regarding food labeling, ingredients and additives) has been integrated into Yamato System Development’s “Hyper規格書@Web”: A system developed to improve the efficiency of the creation and management of product specifications files.
We also offer maintenance (Information update) services for the information for their database specialized in amendments on standards values and sources/references texts.

Yamato System Development Website >

Company Overview

Company nameLabel bank Co., Ltd.
Addresses

Head office

Shin Osaka Rose Building 6F, 5-12-8 Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka - Japan

TEL: +81-6-6838-7090 FAX: +81-6-6838-7091

Tokyo office

ATELIER YOURS Ogawamachi 6F, 1-10-2 Kanda-Ogawamachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo - Japan
TEL: +81-3-6260-9540 FAX: +81-3-6260-9541

CEO Hiroyuki Kawai
Capital3,000,000 Yen
Our business- Food label development and related check support services performed by a specialized team
- Feasibility study based on food product specifications, English/Japanese translation and transcription of Specifications and other related documents (Support services for Import/export of food products)
- Operation of a unique label check system based on a self-developed data engine for Food label
- Development and maintenance of Quality information websites (allergens, nutrition information, country of origin, etc.)
URLhttp://label-bank.com/
Business ConnectionFood industry all kinds of makers (Foods, Sweets, Alcohols/drinks, Pharmaceuticals, Supplements), Trade companies, Food importers, International food makers, National and international Inspection agencies, Retailers, Mail-order businesses, Information processing system businesses, Designers and Printers, Public offices, and more.
Cooperating bankSumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Shinosaka branch
The Kinki Osaka Bank, Ltd., Juso branch

Access

Head office

Shin Osaka Rose Building 6F, 5-12-8 Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka - Japan

TEL: +81-6-6838-7090 FAX: +81-6-6838-7091

  • Approximately 10 min walk from JR Shin-Osaka Station (Central exit)
  • Approximately 6 min walk from Osaka Metro Midousuji Line Nishinakajima-Minamigata Station
  • Approximately 8 min walk from Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line Minamikata Station (North exit)

Tokyo office

ATELIER YOURS Ogawamachi 6F, 1-10-2 Kanda-Ogawamachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo - Japan

TEL: +81-3-6260-9540 FAX: +81-3-6260-9541

  • Approximately 1 min walk from Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line Shin-ochanomizu Station (B3 exit)
  • Approximately 2 min walk from Toei Subway Shinjuku Line Ogawamachi Station (B4 exit)
  • Approximately 4 min walk from Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line Awajicho Station (B4 exit)
  • Approximately 6 min walk from JR Chuo Line/ Sobu Line Ochanomizu Station (Hijiri Hashiguchi exit)
  • Approximately 9 min walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Kanda Station (6 exit)