Toyo Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. or just Toyo Suisan is the fourth largest transnational seafood corporation specializing in ramen noodles, through its Maruchan brand, seafood and frozen and refrigerated foods.
It was established in 1953 by Kazuo Mori as an exporter, domestic buyer and distributor of marine products. The Company entered the cold-storage business in 1955 and began producing and selling such processed marine food products as fish sausage in 1956.
Toyo Suisan and its consolidated subsidiaries subsequently expanded operations into such other business fields as instant noodles, fresh noodles and frozen foods.
The company operates three solely owned companies in the United States: Maruchan, Inc. in Irvine, California, Maruchan Virginia, Inc. in Richmond, Virginia, and Maruchan Texas, Inc. in Von Ormy, Texas.