BUSINESS

BUSINESS CO-CREATION

 
Upcycling partnerships and regenerating unused resources

We propose a collaborative business aimed at building a circular society that transforms “unused resources” into new and valuable products through our fermentation technology and know how. We will work with companies aiming to realize SDGs and a circular society to create valuable goods from unused resources.

To our partnering companies
JR East Start UP Co., Ltd.
ANA Trading Co., Ltd.
Asahi Quality and Innovations
SAZABY LEAGUE, Ltd.
Zojirushi Corporation
CHUGOKU bank Ltd.
bajji Inc
YAKUODO Co. Ltd.
Premier Anti-Aging Co.,Ltd.
Kanro Inc.
Nichirei Corporation

CASE STUDY

Case studies of upcycling partnerships
YAKUODO Co. Ltd.
Unused resource
fallow rice fields, Japanese millet bran, Sun Flower, etc
We used Japanese millet bran and some other untapped local materials. Product development focusing on collaboration with local communities, farmers and manufacturers in the Tohoku area.
Zojirushi Corporation
Unused resource
cooked rice
We used the cooked rice that came out during the development process of the rice cooker. We realized new product development by upcycling raw materials derived from Zojirushi's main business.
bajji Inc
Unused resource
fallow rice fields
We regenerated fallow rice fields and re-cultivated rice. A collaboration between two startups that prioritizes sustainability.
AKOMEYA Tokyo
(SAZABY LEAGUE, Ltd.)
Unused resource
fallow rice fields
We used rice recultivated from fallow rice fields. Product development focusing on the rice farmer's identity and dreams and maximizing the potential of the rice as ingredients for products.
Asahi Quality and Innovations
Unused resource
apples
We used apple scraps. A circular business collaboration based on R&D partnership.
ANA Trading Co., Ltd.
Unused resource
bananas
We used non-standard bananas. A new challenge to incorporate sustainability and SDGs within ANA Trading's core business.
JR East Start UP Co., Ltd.
Unused resource
apples
We used apple scraps. Creating a circular business fully utilizing resources within the group companies.

PRODUCTS

Products coming out from our unused resource upcycling
Initiatives by Fermestation through keywords
Circular economy
Sustainable
Traceability
Say No! to animal testing
SDGs
ESG investment