Bringing Greater Joy to Families Through Food

Bringing Greater Joy to Families Through Food

Offering rich and flavorful Japanese food culture to Americans everywhere.

At House Foods, we believe that good food is more than simply fuel for the body—it warms the heart and soothes the soul. Our passion to provide a delightful and happy life shines through with each and every bite of our products. As the leading manufacturer of spices and Japanese-style curry, we pride ourselves on producing high-quality products for you and your family. We created original curries rich in flavor by blending together over 30 spices, making it easier than ever for families to cook delicious curry at home. We also offer a wide variety of Japanese-inspired spices made from the best quality, selected from more than 60 countries around the world. Providing first-grade spices essential for home-cooked meals is our top priority.

Our History

Our story begins with our parent company, House Foods Japan – the largest manufacturer of curry and stew mixes in Japan. In addition to curry and stew, we manufacture spices, dessert mixes and snacks. We take pride in providing the highest quality products for you and your family since our humble beginning in 1913.

  • 1913

    Urakami Shoten, a company dealing in herbal medicines, is established in Matsuyamachi-suji, Osaka, Japan by founder Seisuke Urakami.

  • 1926

    Urakami Shoten began selling curry (powder)

  • 1962

    Construction of headquarters in Higashi Osaka completed.

  • 1963

    Vermont Curry launched

  • 1966

    Stew Mix launched

  • 1981

    House Foods Japan opens a sales office in Los Angeles, introducing Japanese-style curry products to curious American palates.

  • 1983

    First Curry House restaurant opened in Little Toyko (Los Angeles, CA).

  • 2004

    To celebrate our company's 90th anniversary, a new company tag line "Taste & Comfort" is adopted.

  • 2007

    Developed together with JAXA for Japanese astronauts, "Space Curry" was officially certified as Space Japanese food (JAXA certification number JF004).

  • 2013

    Vermont Curry celebrates its 50th anniversary and is named the number one Japanese curry in Japan!

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