|Company Name||Shirosawa Company S.A.I.C.|
|Industry||Harvest, Processing and Export of Food Ingredients (raw materials), grains|
Cattle Ranch - Animal Husbandry
Import of Document Solution Equipment and Technical Support (Kyocera)
|Founder and CEO||Toshikazu Shirosawa|
|Capital||55 billion Guarani (in conversion US$10 million)|
|Established on||March 1971 (48 years)|
|Number of Employees||210 people|
|Group companies||AGROPECUARIA CHACO GUAZU S.A. (live-stock/cattle)|
AGRO INDUSTRIAL YGUAZU S.A. - AGINY (corn grits)
Founder and CEO
Contributing to the social developments of the country, and taking "growth of quality human resource" and "making dreams come true".
History of Shirosawa Company S.A.I.C.
Founded by Shirosawa Shoko, "Shirosawa Company S.A.I.C." commences operations in Paraguay.
Investment at starting of operation: 50 million Guarani.
Establishment of peanut process plant.
Opened "PRINT CENTER S.R.L.", specialized in printing machines and office related equipment.
Establishment of a new peanut process plant in the city of Limpio
Start exporting soybeans
Construction of headquarters building in the capital city Asuncion.
Established office in Santiago, Chile under the name "SHIROSAWA Y CIA. LTDA."
Exporting frozen foods, fruit and vegetables, and marine products
Bought the land of "25 Legua" and "Para todo" region of the Chaco region. Purchased 40,000 Ha of land in the Pozo Hondo area, and entered the livestock industry in earnest as "Tropical Products Company S.R.L."
Awarded the 8th Export International Award "VIII Trofeo Internacional a la Exportación" to "Shirosawa Company S.A.I.C." in Lima in Peru
Construction of a 10-story building called "Galeria Conquistador" for the purpose of selling and renting stores in CIudad del Este, Paraguay.
Test cultivation of small-grain soybeans
Started production of "YES YES" brand of confectionery snack
Food grain soybean first export
Establishment of "Agrobusiness Chile S.A." in Santiago, Chile
Started selling snack confection "KAMPAI"
Holding a 20th anniversary commemorative festival at the Shirosawa Company Limpio factory by inviting government officials, special invited guests, overseas guests, local officials, etc.
Shirosawa Company receives recognition for the development of non-traditional export products from the Paraguay Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Started spreading cultivation of sesame seeds to small farmers. Discussion of small farmers collected in various places.
Initial export of white sesame seeds to Japan took place, and Paraguay began publicizing itself as a sesame exporter
Started production and sale of fried potato snacks with "PLAF" stocks
Started production and sale of confectionery corn snack with "FRUTI FRUTI" stocks
Started exporting black sesame and gold sesame seeds
Established "Acuarela Chile S.A." in Santiago and started the restaurant project
Japan's Ministry of International Trade and Industry awards merit service prize to Shirosawa Company as an overseas resident company that contributed to the economy of developing countries.
Governor of Hokkaido Governor announced Governor's Achievement Award to President Shuichi Shirosawa as contributing to the construction project of "Hamanas Exchange Center" which is a place of cultural exchange between Paraguay and Hokkaido
Shirosawa Shoko received recognition from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Paraguay for contributing to the export of non-traditional crops.
Capital increase of 5 billion Guarani
Paraguay Ministry of Commerce and Industry Investment Export Network (REDIEX) awards excellent Shanghai Export Company Award to Shirosawa Company
Shirosawa Company celebrated its 40th anniversary, planning a grand memorial event, but in order to support victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake discontinued the memorial festival and donated the full budget (100,000 dollars) of the event to the afflicted area.
The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs grants the "Minister of Foreign Affairs Award" for the development of economic exchanges between Paraguay & Japan and poverty eradication to President Shuichiro Shirosawa.
Start exporting bean confectionery
Capital of 600 billion Guarani