About Us

As SUN-EIGHT TRADING CO., LTD, we are proud to bring to you the world’s renown high quality confectionary ingredient brands.
Since 1979, we have always provided products of the highest quality. Our efforts have brought us the reputation and trust to be recognized as the pioneer of importing high quality confectionary ingredients to Japan.
The recent trend in the Japanese confectionary market seeks for authenticity and transparency in quality control. To meet such market demands, we continue to put in our efforts to announce the best selected products throughout the world with reassurance in quality and high standards in food safety.


Message from the President

Following our corporate mission: ”to present genuine valued products,” we have always been keen to import and provide high quality confectionary ingredients from all over the world, especially from Europe, to the Japanese market. In 2017, becoming a member of the KAMEI group – a group with a history of over one hundred years – allowed us to reach even broader networks as well as to open doors to greater opportunities.
We are confident in further developing the presence of authentic valuable products in the market, driven by our honesty to food safety and our global vision. This shall contribute to the prosperity in the pastry and bakery industry, bringing the delight and happiness to our sincere customers.
We continue to build the well-trusted relationship with our clients with passion and sincerity, developing outstanding products that accurately meet the demands. Above all, we continue to strive in reaching the next level in the quality of our service in order to satisfy all of our customers.
We appreciate your further cooperation and encouragement for the better future.

Mitsuo Wakatabi, President of SUN-EIGHT CO.,LTD.


Corporate Profile

Representative Mitsuo Wakatabi, President
Main Business International trading business (import/export) of confectionary and bakery ingredients
Founded February 3,1979
Capital ¥46.8million
Share Holder Kamei Corporation  http://www.kamei.co.jp/
Number of Employees 51(As of June 30,2020)
Directors and Executives Senior Managing Director Masami Saito
Managing Director Tadafumi Suzuki
Managing Director Kazuhiko Honda
Director Fumiyuki Kamei (*)
Director Jinichi Abe (*)
Director Satoshi Yamada (*)
Corporate Auditor Masayuki Sasaki (*)
(*) Indicates an outside director as provided in Paragraph 2, Clause 15 of the Corporate Law
Head Office 22F Shin-Aoyama Building West Wing, 1-1, Minami-Aoyama1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062, Japan
Bank Reference Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, Ltd. / Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Main Clients Wholesalers specialized in confectionery and bakery ingredients, confectionery companies, pastry stores, hotels, department stores and more.
Main Business Area France, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Chile, Madagascar, Tahiti and more.



February 3, 1979 : Established in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

January 12, 1986 : Relocated head office to Koji-machi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

April 8, 2000 : Relocated head office to Hirakawa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

April 1, 2008 : Became a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Food Sales and Marketing Co.,Ltd.

June 24, 2013 : Relocated head office and laboratory to Minato-ku, Tokyo

April 26, 2017 : Became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kamei Corporation


Access Map

Head office

22F Shin-Aoyama Building West Wing, 1-1, Minami-Aoyama 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062, Japan
TEL : +81-(0)3-5414-1572 / 1573
FAX : +81-(0)3-5414-1580


TEL : +81-(0)3-5414-1575
FAX : +81-(0)3-5414-1580


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