Business Overview

As a professional coffee roasting company,
we pursue the “real taste” of coffee.

UNICAFE, the coffee company specialized in production and sales of regular coffee, pursues the authentic taste as a coffee professional group.
In order to satisfy each requirement of customers, UNICAFE selects appropriate green coffee beans, makes full use of our roasters and packing systems and offers safety and reliable coffee products. Our wide range of products and sales channels make possible to supply what customers need.

Commercial Coffee

We distribute high quality products to various channels such as restaurants, coffee shops, offices and coffee vending machines.
We proceed value added contract-manufacturing by suggesting proper coffee beans blending, roasting level and packing style utilizing our knowledge and technologies.
UNICAFE operates as a thankless role to support commercial coffee market.

Industrial Coffee

We sell to beverage companies and/or flavor companies who use our coffee as basic ingredient of their coffee related products. In industrial coffee market, we handle green coffee beans as one of the largest transaction volume companies.
Due to our great technologies, our customers evaluates us as a reliable partner to collaborate with in order to develop better products. Our roasted coffee is processed to various products, such as beverage, coffee essence, flavor, and so on and distributed to market thanks to our customers.

Household Coffee

We focus on contract manufacturing of household coffee to meet the customers needs of private label products and OEM products. There is a good selection of product forms and net weights, such as one cup drip filter coffee, other coffee packs and Quad-Seal Gusseted Bags. Unicafe undertakes contract manufactuirng of high quality coffee products which maximize the customers brand values.


Keurig is the capsule coffee system that offers professional drip coffee and tea by only one machine.
A cup of drink is available anytime consumer wants just by setting a capsule so called K-CUP, and pressing bottom.
We are the only manufacture of K-CUP in Japanese market.



"People" and "environment" always present on the journey of a coffee bean, and these two factors have significant impact on a cup of coffee.

In order to attain the corporate philosophy of UNICAFE “Considering coffee as a core product, UNICAFE aims to become a company which is friendly to people and the environment.”, each employee has been independently engaged in sustainability.

Company Information

President Message

As always, we would like to start by thanking all of customers and stakeholders for your continued support.

Due to the epidemic of COVID-19, since the end of December 2019, our lives have dramatically changed in correlation with adapting to the new normal such as staying at home and remote work. The entire world confronts the threat of COVID-19, which is expected to be protracted. Hence, further changes and developments are indispensable for us to overcome the current difficulties.

UNICAFE has taken “Considering coffee as a core product, UNICAFE aims to become a company which is friendly to people and the environment.” as our corporate philosophy. Customer needs diversify along with the times. UNICAFE, as a leading provider in Japanese coffee roasting market, drives forwards the business which exceeds customer expectations towards “flavor”, “deliciousness” and “diversity of brewing method” with one of the best production systems in Japan which is Kanagawa General Factory.

Looking ahead to the structural changes in society after the coronavirus pandemic, we will now focus on developing an organizational system on the occasion of our 50th Anniversary, thus it would be a year of significant change. Since 2021, we have started introducing new manufacturing facilities and installing LED lights in all buildings of Kanagawa General Factory, as a first investment in decarbonization. Moreover, it is essential to retain, train and develop employee for our sustainable growth, and therefore we will continue to improve our employee training curriculum in order to establish a rewarding work environment for diverse employee.

In a year of significant change, UNICAFE continues to offer more innovative proposals to our stakeholders, as a professional coffee roasting company.

With great appreciation,

President Hiroshi Shibatani

Business Policy

Company Philosophy
Considering coffee as a core product, UNICAFE aims to become a company which is friendly to people and the environment.
Quality Policy
  1. 1We observe laws and regulations, and promise the safety of foods.
  2. 2We, all employees, commit improving customer satisfaction, and ensuring stable profit in accordance with UCC group's purpose and value statements.
  3. 3We contribute to the sustainable develoment goals toward a sustainable society by aiming to be a friendly company to environment and people (employee’s working condition) together with the core value of “better coffee”.
  4. 4We aim to strengthen quality for all (people, products and service), and pursue continuous improvement activities.

Company Profile

Company Name
Unicafe Inc.
Head Office Location
8-5-26 Akasaka,Minato-ku,Tokyo 107-0052
Kanagawa General Factory
4026-9,Nakatsu Sakuradai, Aikawa-machi, Aiko-gun, Kanagawa 243-0303
November, 1972
2,514,210,000yen (as of December 31, 2022)
No. of Employees
193 (as of December 31, 2022)
Business Overview
1. Manufacture and sales of regular coffee and processed coffee products
2. Purchasing and sales of food products, food ingredients, and beverages