About us


KANEKO SEEDS CO., LTD. is one of the leading seed companies in Japan.  Foundation of our company was over one hundred years ago and we have long history as a breeding company.  We have been engaged in the business of development on agriculture and horticulture.  Our seed business is based on advanced technology and internationalization.  We believe that the technology is very important to adapt to the latest environment around agriculture in the world.  We have been breeding vegetable, forage crop and flower varieties with close cooperation between our breeding stations and Hashie Institute for Biological Science.  For the past few years, our research on high technology has been successful and shown many achievements in the world.
We have two subsidiary companies in the Philippines and Thailand, and an affiliate company in Turkey as overseas bases.  Seed sales and production in these three countries are growing and increasing successfully.  International trading with other countries is developing rapidly and deeply too.
We continue innovation on technologies and internationalization for prosperous future to our clients.

Business details

Company profile

Head office &
Registered address
1-50-12, Furuichi-machi, Maebashi City, Gunma, 371-8503, Japan
Tel +81-(0)27-251-1612
President Masahiko Kaneko
Foundation 1895
Incorporated Maebashi, June 17, 1947
Capital stock 1,491,260,000 yen
Number of

Net work


Address Purok 6, Brgy. Tibig, Lipa City 4217, Batangas, Philippines
Tel +63 043 740 0288
URL https://pilkanekoseeds.com.ph/


Address 189 M.7 T.Banpen, A Muang Lamphun 51000 Thailand
Tel +66-(0)53-577-177
Fax +66-(0)53-520-010


1895 Saijuro Kaneko the First started seed business
1957 Established the plant breeding station in Maebashi City
1959 Started to sell seeds of flowers, bulbs, foliage plants, nursery plants and gardening materials
1960 Started to sell seeds of pasture and lawn grass
1963 KANEKO SEEDS CO., LTD. was established as a corporation
1964 Moved the plant breeding station in Akabori, established Kunisada Plant Breeding Station
1970 Started overseas trading and expanded seed production abroad
1980 Established the first overseas office in Manila, Philippines
1981 List stocks to JASDAQ
1982 Established PILIPINAS KANEKO SEEDS CORP. (Philippines)
1985 Established Hashie Institute for Biological Science
1990 Established KANEKOSEEDS THAILAND CO., LTD.(Thailand)
2002 Established Floriculture Breeding Laboratory
2014 List stocks to Tokyo Stock Exchange 2nd section
2016 List stocks to Tokyo Stock Exchange lst section
2022 List stocks to Tokyo Stock Exchange Standard Market