JAPAN CORN STARCH CO., LTD.

Summary Japan Corn Starch Co., Ltd. (JCS) is a family-owned business that has been in operation since 1867. Headquartered in Nagoya, JCS currently has a current staff of about 500 persons. In Kimura, the company maintains the most advanced wet milling plant in Japan.

The plant processes 500,000 metric tons of corn starch per year. In addition, JCS operates a starch modification plant. The company is a major supplier of sweeteners for the food industry; its corn starch, corn oil, and by-products are used in the production of paper, textiles, adhesives, building materials, and consumer products.

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Published: March 1995; WTEC Hyper-Librarian