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 1818 - 1830 (Bunsei Years)     1st Nakamuraya Sensuke began operation in Kanazawa.

 1848 - 1854 (Kaei Years)         2nd Nakamuraya Sensuke began operation of paper/sake business in Kodatsuno, Kanazawa city.

 1868                                      1st Eisuke began operation of sake business in Kobashi town, Kanazawa city.

 1870                                      Sake making business began at 82 Motokuruma town, Kanazawa city.  
                                              (Current Nagadohe 3-chome)

1876                    Number of sake factory (winery) in country - 16,000.

1877                    Zouseki tax (liquor tax) established.  One yen per one                            liquor.

1919                    Number of sake factory (winery) in country - 10,000.

1923                    Start Tokyo market reclamation.

1931                    Decrease the number of sake factory (winery) in country                            from 10,000 to 8,000.
                           Mailing order service begin by commission agent. (Summer)
                           International mailing order service begin. (Fall)

1932                    Begin to sell bottled sake. Remodel the 2nd and 6th                            storehouse into the refrigerator.

1937                    Nominated for Military Sake Brewing Factory.  Complete                            building rice storehouse in 3-chome, Nagadohe.

1940                    New liquor tax established.  Changed from zouseki tax                            (liquor tax) to kosyutsu tax (sales tax).

1950                    Reorganize Nakamura sake factory to corporation.

1951                    Reinforced the 2nd concrete house in country as sake                            house (Eizou). (September)

1955                    Installed first automatic bottling machine in Hokuriku                            district.

1961                    Complete construction both seasonal brewing storehouse                            (Mikagekura) and head quarter office.

1966                    Established Anamizu branch office in Anamizu town,                            Fugeshi country. (January)

1967                    Established Toyko marketing office at Chitose Building,
                           1-chome West Ikebukuro, Toyoshima-ku, Tokyo. (February)

1968                    Complete construction Nono city factory at Seikin Ada,                            Nono town, Ishikawa county. (September)

1972                    Hidetoshi Nakamura takes company as President.

1974                    Established Hakui branch office in Kamaya town, Hakui                            city. (November)

1986                    Move onto the food production.

1987                    Reconstruct sake storehouse, material warehouse and                            administrative office in the Nono city factory's property.

1992                    Abrogated liquor class tax. Renewal labels.

1996                    Start local beer brewery business, established beer brewery                            restaurant called "Kanazawa Brewery Garden" in Nagadohe,                            Kanazawa city.


 1998                                      Eiichiro Nakamura takes office as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
                                              Nakamura, Taro takes company as President. (July)

 1999                                      Establish all basic articles for the Yamahai-shikomi for the first time in the brewing industry, and created
                                              the new label. (September)

 2003                                      Release to the market, "Kaga Setsubai / Organic Pure Rice Sake". (October)

 

 

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