Company

Milkland Co., Ltd.

Corporate Data

Company Name Milkland Co., Ltd.
Trade Name Milkland
President Masakazu Nagata
Address 3690 Kamiide,
Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka
418-0103 Japan
Telephone 0544-54-3690
FAX 0544-54-2932
E-mail fuji@fujimilkland.com
Date of Foundation May 3, 1996
Date of Registration October 1, 2003
Capital 30 million yen
Shareholders Fuji Exploitation Agricultural Cooperative Association
Number of employees 40 (13 full time and 27 part time)
Banks Shizuoka Bank (Fujinomiya Branch), Fujinomiya Shinkin Bank (Kamiide Branch), Shimizu Bank (Fujinomiya Branch)

Business Areas

Manufacturing and sales of dairy products (cheese, yogurt, jellified milk, etc); manufacturing and sales of ice creams, gelatos and whippy ice creams; retailing of souvenirs and agricultural produce; operation of restaurants/lodging facilities and small zoos; operation of experience/educational/training activities; management of Fuji Asagiri Farm Experience Association office.

Main buyers and suppliers

Main buyers and suppliers
Maxvalu Tokai, Circle K (Family Mart), Shizuoka Loading, Fujisan (Rest Area Asagiri), S-Pulse Dream Plaza, KNT, Club Tourism, JTB, Entetsu Travel, Shizutetsu Travel, JR Tokai Tours
Main buyers and suppliers
Kanto Seinyuhanren, Fuji Exploitation Agricultural Cooperative Association, Tanna Milk, Yume Ichiba, Wakafuji, Matsuzawa, Yonekyu, Asagiri Ham, Asagiri Milk, Takanashi Hanbai
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History

1986 Production of camembert cheese started in the laboratory of Fuji Exploitation Agricultural Cooperative Association
1987 Production of Stripe Cheese began.
1995 Cheese Factory erected. Full-scale production of dairy products began.
1996 Milk Land began operation as a facility of Fuji Exploitation Agricultural Cooperative Association
1999 Sales of grass-fed cow milk started.
2000 Gelato Shop and Farm Products Store opened.
2003 Milkland Co., Ltd. registered.
2004 Event Hall erected.
2008 BBQ Garden and Dog Run opened.
2009 Management Innovation Plan approved by Shizuoka Prefectural Government
June 2009 First Whippy Ice Cream Store franchize openend in the Ogasa Parking Area of Tomei Highway (Westward).
August 2010 Whippy Ice Cream and Gelato Store managed directly by the Company openend in the Ashigara Service Area of Tomei Highway (Westward).
June 2011 Second Whippy Ice Cream Store franchize openend in Fujieda Grand Bowl bowling alley.

Awards

2001 Camembert Cheese won Special Judge Award and Merit Award in the 3rd Annual All Japan Natural Cheese Contest.
2003 Stripe Cheese won Merit Award in the 4th Annual Japan Natural Cheese Contest
2004 Fresh-Made Butter won Prefectural Governor’s Award (the best award) in the Shizuoka Homeland Food Contest.
2005 Stripe Cheese won the Chair of Prefectural Assembly Prize in the Shizuoka Homeland Food Contest.
2010 Farmer-made “Taberu Gyu-nyu” (Jellified milk) won Gold Prize in the Fujino Kuni New Products Selection.
2011 Mount Fuji Yogurt (Plain) won Gold Prize in the Fujino Kuni New Products Selection.
(2 consecutive wins for the Company)
2017 Stripe Cheese (Smoked) won Gold Prize in the 11th Annual Japan Natural Cheese Contest