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Company History

1947 Bunzo Tanuma, the founder, opened a cafeteria in the dormitory of Keio University.
1966 The first Saboten Tonkatsu restaurant was opened.
1972 Saboten Co., Ltd. was established (¥30 million in capital).
1974 Bunzo Tanuma was elected as the first chairman of Japan Contract Food Service Association.
1977 Bunzo Tanuma received the Medal with Blue Ribbon.
1980 Saboten Co., Ltd. increased its capital to ¥60 million.
1981 Chiaki Tanuma became the president of Saboten Co., Ltd. Bunzo Tanuma became the chairman of Saboten Co., Ltd.
1982 Saboten Co., Ltd. changed its name to Green House Foods Co., Ltd.
1987 The first Tonkatsu Shinjuku Saboten delicatessen was opened.
1988 Bunzo Tanuma was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, Fourth Class.
1990 Green House Foods Co., Ltd. increased its capital to ¥90 million.
1992 Bunzo Tanuma received the Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon.
1993 Bunzo Tanuma was elected as the chairman of the Japan Food Service Association.
Chiaki Tanuma became the president of Green House Co., Ltd. Bunzo Tanuma became the chairman of Green House Co., Ltd.
1995 The 100th store opened.
1996 The head office moved to Tokyo Opera City Tower in Hatsudai, Tokyo. The 200th store .
opened.
1998 The 300th store opened.
2000 The head office moved to Shinjuku Park Tower.
2001 The 400th store opened. GHF International Singapore Pte. Ltd. was founded in a partnership with LG Group in South KoreaThe first overseas restaurant in Korea opened.
Technical alliance with Ourhome Co. Ltd.
2003 The company obtained ISO 14001 certification.
2004 The first restaurant in Taiwan opened.
2008 The first restaurant in Thailand opened.
Chiaki Tanuma was elected as the chairman of the Japan Food Service Association.
2009 The total number of overseas restaurants reached 50.
2010 The first restaurant in Singapore opened. The first restaurant in Hong Kong opened.
2011 Chiaki Tanuma received the Medal with Blue Ribbon.
2012 The first restaurant in Canada opened. The total number of the overseas restaurants reached 100.
2013 The first restaurant in Beijing, China opened. Green House Foods merged with CANY CORPORATION fro.
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. The first restaurant in the Philippines opened.
2014 The head office moved to Tokyo Opera City Tower. The 500th store opened.
The first restaurant in Shanghai, China opened.
2015 The first restaurant in Macau opened.
2017 50th anniversary of the compan.
2018 The first restaurant in Malaysia opened.
2019 Sanwa Shokuhin Co., Ltd. joined Green House Group.

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