Our goal

Safe to workers

Hygienic to consumers

Productive to processors

It is not profit-gaining that counts.
Being a meaningful part of this global community, we can be proud.
Providing safe and hygienic food processing equipments, we sense we contribute for the people we are living together with.


Everything had the start.
In the city named Kanazawa, west Japan, in 1953, a school teacher gifted with vigorus creativeness,
started a small company in 1953 after all had been destroyed from the 2nd world war.

Dec.24, 1953
Company established by Motomune Yamamoto
May.20, 1956
Started to deal with cooking equipments
Feb.1, 1965
Introduced the first Japan-made continuous fryer in the market
Sep.28, 1969
Won the Gold Prize from Japanese Inventor’s Association
Dec.1, 1976
Built Matto 1st factory
May.1, 1987
Management shift to Hiroshi Yamamoto, 2nd generation of the founder
Nov.21, 1987
Kanazawa plant moved
Dec.20, 1994
Established Asahi Sosetsu Korea Co.,Ltd. In south Korea under partnership with Metatek Co.,Ltd.
Dec.16, 1996
Established Asahi Engineering Co.,Ltd in Japan
Mar.28, 2007
Established HI-COOK(Thailand) Co.,Ltd. In Bangkok, Thailand
Oct. 19, 2007
Established HI-COOK Co.,Ltd. In Japan as the subsidiary for overseas trading.
Jan. 24, 2014
Established Asahi Sosetsu (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. as the manufacturing subsidiary in south-east Asian markets
June, 1, 2019
Management shift to Kota Yamamoto, 3rd generation of the founder