|Mar 1942||Yoshinori Okoso founded the Tokushima Meat Processing Plant located in Tokushima-shi, Japan.|
|Jul 1945||Tokushima Meat Processing Plant burned down during the war.|
|Aug 1948||Operations restarted.|
Tokushima Ham main plant circa 1955
Reorganized the company to form Tokushima Ham Co., Ltd., with capitalization of ¥1.5 million.
|Apr 1960||Shares offered over the counter on the Osaka Securities Exchange.|
|Feb 1961||Capitalized at ¥150 million.|
|Oct 1961||Listed on the 2nd Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.|
|Feb 1962||Listed on the 2nd Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.|
Merger agreement signing ceremony
Merged with Torisei Ham Co., Ltd., changed the company name to Nippon Meat Packers, Inc., with capitalization of ¥703.2 million, and moved the headquarters to 2-7 Daikoku-cho, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Japan.
|Dec 1967||Stock listing changed to the 1st section of both the Osaka Securities Exchange and Tokyo Stock Exchange.|
Poultry houses of Nippon Broiler Co., Ltd.
Entered the farm business with the establishment of Nippon Broiler Co., Ltd., as a joint company.
|May 1968||Headquarters moved to 3-6-14 Minami-honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan.|
Introduced Consumer Delegate Committee System.
|Apr 1973||Implemented an integrated production system of fresh meats with the establishment of Nippon Pork Co., Ltd. (now Nippon Food Packer Kagoshima, Inc.).|
Signing ceremony for taking over baseball team
Established pro baseball team Nippon-Ham Fighters Baseball Club.
|Dec 1976||First issue of Continental Depository Receipt (C.D.R.) and listing on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.|
|Mar 1977||Began distribution and sales of fresh meats with establishment of Sendai Food, Co., Ltd.|
Began overseas expansion with acquisition of Day-Lee Meats, Inc., of Los Angeles, USA (now Day-Lee Foods, Inc.).
|Jan 1978||Established Nippon Meat Packers Australia Pty. Ltd. in Sydney, Australia.|
Fully entered the processed foods business with the establishment of Nipponham Shokuhin Co., Ltd. （now Nipponham Processed Foods Ltd.）
Entered the marine foods processing business with acquisition of the Marine Foods Corporation.
|Jul 1981||Capitalization reached ¥9,073,580,000 following conversion of convertible bonds.|
Carl W. Raymon and Yoshinori Okoso
Established Hakodate Carl Raymon Co., Ltd., through the acquisition of the business of Carl W. Raymon, a German-born meister.
|Jan 1984||Established Research & Development Center.|
|Mar 1984||Entered freeze-dried foods business with establishment of Nippon Dry Foods Co., Ltd.|
|Oct 1985||Changed settlement date from July to March.|
Announcement of Corporate Philosophies
Established Corporate Philosophies.
Nippon Meat Packers U.K. Ltd.（now NH Foods U.K. Ltd.）, established in London.
Acquired Oakey Abattoir Pty. Ltd.(now Oakey Beef Exports Pty. Ltd.), a beef processor in Australia.
|Jul 1987||Established Nippon Meat Packers Singapore Pte. Ltd.（now NH Foods Singapore Pte. Ltd.）|
|Sep 1987||Listed on the Paris Bourse.|
Implemented an integrated system from production to marketing of fresh meats overseas with purchase of the Whyalla Feedlot (Australia).
|Oct 1988||Established Nippon Meat Packers Inc. (Chile) Y Compania Limitada.(now NH Foods Chile Y Compania Limitada)|
Established Thai Nippon Foods Co., Ltd.
|Jan 1990||Established Nippon Meat Packers (Taiwan) Inc.（now NH Foods Taiwan Ltd.）|
|Feb 1990||Acquired Redondo's LLC., Hawaii's largest ham and sausage producer.|
Purchased beef processor Thomas Borthwick & Sons (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
|Mar 1990||Capitalization increased to ¥22,626,590,000.|
Research and Development Center built in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture.
Entered the lactic acid bacterial beverages business with acquisition of Kansai Luna, Inc. (now NIPPON LUNA, INC.).
Acquired Kamakura Ham Tomioka Co., Ltd., which was established in 1900.
Participated in the establishment and operation of Osaka Football Club Co., Ltd.,（now Cerezo Osaka Co., Ltd.）
Entered the hog farming business in the United States with the establishment of Texas Farm, LLC in Perryton, Texas.
|Mar 1995||Established Nippon Pure Food, Inc., to bolster the natural flavoring business.|
|May 1998||Established Nippon Shokuhin Mexicana S.A. de C.V.(now NH Foods Mexicana S.A.DE C.V.)|
|Aug 1998||Established Environmental Charter.|
Receiving ISO certificate
Ono Plant（now Hyogo Plant of Nipponham Factory Ltd. ） is the first in the industry to receive ISO 14001 certification.
|Sep 2001||Weihai Nippon Shokuhin Co., Ltd., established in China.|
Established Shimodate Koubou, where consumers can enjoy sausage making.
|Apr 2003||Nipponham Group made a new start by launching the new medium-term management plan (Part I).|
|Jul 2003||Purchased shares in Hoko Co., Ltd. (formerly Hoko Suisan Co., Ltd.), to strengthen the company's position in the marine foods and dairy products businesses.|
Established HOKKAIDO NIPPON-HAM FIGHTERS BASEBALL CLUB CO., LTD.
|Aug 2004||Purchased shares in Maruwa & Co., Inc. (now Nipponham HealthCreate Ltd.) to strengthen the company's position in the health foods business.|
|Jan 2005||Established "Nipponham Group Brand."|
|Apr 2010||Revised Code of Conduct.|
|Jun 2011||Nippon Golden Pig Joint Stock Company Co., Ltd.（now NH Foods Vietnam Joint Stock Company）, established in Vietnam.|
|Aug 2012||Headquarters moved to the present location in Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan.|
|Jan 2014||Established Nippo Food（HongKong） Co., Limited|
|Jan 2014||Established NH FOODS DO BRASIL REPRESENTACAO COMERCIAL LTDA.|
|Apr 2014||Changed the Nipponham Group Brand logo.
|Apr 2014||Changed the Corporate Brand logo.
|Jun 2014||Changed the English Company Name to NH Foods Ltd.|
|Apr 2018||Unified Group Brand and Corporate Brand.