With our aim of “Let’s change the world into smile with the Japanese cuisine”, we aim at becoming a company as bottom-up supporter of overseas business of Japanese cuisine in general.
We have established GOGO FOODS with our ambitious motivation of delivering safe and secure goods vigorously selected from the market to the Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong faster than anyone else.
At present, daily air mail of fresh fish and fresh foods are carried from Tsukiji market of Tokyo, Fukuoka city, and Hokkaido.
In addition, weekly cargo vessel is carrying dry foods and frozen foods so that we can respond to our customers’ needs with fastest ever response.
We have around 500 customers ranges from high-end restaurants to chain stores with the emphasis on Japanese restaurants.
Our motto is sensitive and speedy service, with our thought of being good supplier for more people.
Our sourcing of goods of about 5000 kinds extends from large foods manufacturers to individually run farms and fishermen.
We understand what our customers want daily and have our organisation for direct communication of their want to our producers in Japan.
Message from Shigeyuki MIyamatsu, Hiroyuki Ishii
Birthplace: Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
He has lived in Hong Kong for 19 years since he came to Hong Kong when he was 26. He has 19 years of business experience in Japanese food and is a specialist of selling Japanese food in Asia with strong connection with first-class hotels & restaurants which are main centers of Hong Kong food industry. His strong points are to gather information & construct trust relationship with local people with his strong network even though he is Japanese. He is always active in order to search for local customers’ needs for developing the group. He also uses his past experience & accumulation of end trend in Hong Kong to shape business development not only in Hong Kong & Asia but U.S.A. etc.
Birthplace: Saga Prefecture, Japan.
He has lived in Hong Kong for 18 years since he came to Hong Kong when he was 26.He has previously worked for Yaohan, where he experienced retail & trading food. He has constructed trading structure with any kinds of food with his abundant experience. He also let Japanese direct-from-the-farm food advance overseas with his distribution set up & value-added planning. His strong points are to logically construct business structure & business matching etc with assuming any possibility. He has challenged to develop a system for Japanese food export while he plots business scheme & strategies for the group.
|Company name||GOGO FOODS CO., LTD.|
|Address||Unit 1214, 12/F, Chai Wan Industrial City, No. 60, Wing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong|
|Establishment date||1 Feb 2008|
|Executives||Shigeyuki Miyamatsu, Hiroyuki Ishii|
|Annual sales||HKD 140 million(FY2012)
HKD 180 million(FY2013)
HKD 210 million(FY2014)
|11/2007||Established OTENTO(HK)LTD, specialised in the import of Japanese foods.|
|12/2007||Import of apples from Japan started, the import chilled foods by ship started.|
|2/2008||Established GOGOFOODS CO.LTD., sales company of foods for businesses in Hong Kong.|
|5/2008||Started the import fresh fish by air mail and fresh vegetable and fruits from Tsukiji market of Tokyo departing from Narita International Airport.|
|7/2008||Started the import of fresh fish by air mail from Fukuoka city.|
|2/2009||Started the import of fresh fish by air mail from Osaka city.|
|3/2009||Started the import of frozen foods by ship from Tokyo.|
|6/2009||Became sales representative in Hong Kong for Hasegawa Liquor Shop, Kameido, Tokyo.|
|11/2009||Consolidated sales exceeded HKD 5 million.|
|12/2009||Started the import of fresh fish by air mail from Hokkaido.|
|3/2010||Started the import of fresh fish by air mail from Seoul, Korea.|
|6/2010||Invested in “Tokyo Bento lunchbox” store which specialised in Japanese-style luncbox in Hong Kong.|
|12/2010||Consolidated monthly sales exceeded HKD10 million.|
|4/2011||Started the import of fresh fish and vegetable by air and by ship from Taiwan.|
|4/2012||Established a joint venture GOGO CURRY (HK) LTD. With Gogo Curry, specialised restaurant of curry rice in Japan.|
|5/2012||Partnership with Kubota, Japanese agricultural machinery manufacturer, became its sales representative in Hong Kong.|
|6/2012||Established OTENTO PRIME CO.LTD., a company specialised in internet sale.|
|11/2012||Established Shanghai Aotiandao Foods Co.,Ltd, a wholesaler in general foods business.
Started foods processing business at the same time.
|12/2012||Consolidated monthly sales exceeded 15 million HK$.|
|4/2013||Started the import of pork from the U.S.A.|
|6/2013||Established Go Go Meat Factory, start the processing of Japanese beef and pork.|
|6/2013||Become Hong Kong distributor of meat company Miyachiku, strengthen the purchase and sale of Japanese beef.|
|8/2013||Established Go Go Foods Singapore PTE Ltd., started wholesale and import food in Singapore.|
|11/2013||Established Otento (Macau) Ltd., started wholesale and import food in Macau.|
|12/2013||Otento Shanghai merged with Shanghai Honkai Food Co., Ltd. and unify the Shanghai business.|
|12/2013||Started importing & sales of fresh fish & vegetable from Tsukiji
Market to Singapore
|2/2014||Started importing & sales of Iwate Platinum Pork in HK|
|3/2014||Started importing & sales of Iwate Beef in Macau|
|3/2014||Started importing & sales of Kagoshima Beef in Singapore|
|4/2014||Became an sales agency of Kubota Rice Insudustry (Sgp) Pte Ltd on its opening in Singapore|
|5/2014||Started importing & sales of Miyazaki Beef in Singapore|
|6/2014||Changed the company name from Otento (H.K.) LTD. to GOGO TRADING CO., LTD for business integration|
|7/2014||Formed a business alliance for trading with ANA FOODS CO., LTD|
|11/2014||Formed a business alliance for exporting direct-from-the-farm food & its sales development with ANA Strategic Research Institute Co., Ltd.|
|12/2014||Started importing & sales of Hida beef in Hong Kong|
|12/2014||Started importing & sales of fresh fish from Amakusa, Kumamoto in Guangzhou, China|
|12/2014||Exceeded HKD210million in total of the group per month|
Introduction of our sales staff
He is half Japanese & half Hong Konger. Expert in Cantonese as he was born and grew up in Hong Kong.
He has won the trust of many local chefs as valuable sales staff since he can precisely explain & suggest Japanese food in Cantonese.
He graduated from university in Malaysia. He is a specialist in trading fresh food and can speak English, Cantonese & Malay. Ranked second in National Karate championship in Japan when he was a student.
He is a professional sales staff of fresh fish, who has worked in a fish market in Osaka, Japan. His quick response & item suggestion are the greatest.
Chung Ping Han Peter
He is a specialist in food industry in Hong Kong with long year experience in key position in hotels & famous restaurants. He is good at suggesting items from customers’ perspective of restaurants & big projects with Hotels’ purchasing departments.
Tse Wai Hei
He was Hong Kong hand ball representative when he was a student. His main customers are French and Italian restaurants & he is good at suggesting Japanese food to these western restaurants.
He can speak Japanese, English, Mandarin and Cantonese since he stayed in Japan and other countries for long years. He is good at communicating with customers in different languages. His hobby is playing the guitar & he is self-proclaimed “professional guitarist”.
He has previously worked as a chef in a famous hotel in Hong Kong. He speaks fluent Japanese since he studied in Japan and is committed to sales work every day.
He loves Japan after his working holiday there and is eager to work with his serious character. He is good at Japanese, Cantonese & Mandarin and his hobby is kayaking.
She has managed quality & hygiene instruction for restaurants & food factories in a public inspection institute. After that, she was involved in quality management & product development in a food company and overseas start-up of sweets business.
He was previously a buckwheat noodles master, fisherman and Fukuoka market broker, etc. He has been engaged in many food-related industries. He is a Judo black belt master, and a gourmet who is also interested in diet. Good at Cantonese.
Previously worked at an airline catering company, providing food safety and quality control. Even has experience working as an international flight attendant and developing in-flight food services for an airline. Hobbies are baseball and marathons.