About us


We are engaged in various activities to protect the world's oceans and fisheries from the town of Hirono, located in KITA ~SANRIKU, and to link them to the future.


From Hirono Town to the World! Creating the Future of the Region and the Fisheries Industry through Regenerative Sea Urchin Regenerative cultivation

At ICC KYOTO 2022, our CEO Yukinori Shimojitsubo's presentation on the future of the region and the fishing industry through our business activities was selected as the winning presentation in the Crafted Catapult category.


Let's enrich the world's oceans with Kitasanriku's technology. Let's save the world's oceans from desertification by eating delicious sea urchins!

We have raised 12,027,000 yen through crowdfunding for our sea urchin aquaculture project under the concept of "Let's save the oceans from desertification by eating tasty sea urchins together!

Our Corporate Policy

In managing and operating our company and business, we, Kitasanriku Factory, are committed to the following mission, vision, and values.

Our Mission

To enrich the world's oceans from Kitasanriku.

Our Vision

We create the best products with the best ingredients produced by the nature and people of Kita Sanriku, and aim for a future in which our products are enthusiastically supported by food lovers around the world.

Our Values

Deliver sea urchin that will leave a lasting impression on people's memories and lives.

Deliver exciting products that are delicious, safe, reliable and have a story to tell.

We have confidence in our Kitasanriku Factory and raise the power of the region.

Enrich the world's oceans in all our work.

Company Profile

Company NameKita-Sanriku Factory INC.
Address22-133-1, Taneichi, Hirono-cho, Iwate, JAPAN 028-7914
Contact address0194-75-3548
EstablisheOctober 2018
Capital300 million yen including capital reserve
RepresentativesRepresentative Director, CEO Yukinori Shitautsubo
Description of BusinessManufacturing, processing, and sales of processed products of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries; planning and operation of 6th base development; technological development related to the fisheries industry
Affiliated companiesHironoya INC.
KSF Australia Pty. Ltd.
General Incorporated Association moova