Kobata Research Institute was founded as a manufacturer of propolis extract.
We are now growing as an OEM contract manufacturer producing a variety of dietary supplements. Our integrated production system includes everything from product planning, the procurement of raw materials, manufacturing, to the final wrapping. We have also established a quality assurance system employing professionals.

In particular, we have excellent technology of the production of tablets, pills, granules, stick packs, foil bags, tablet counting, and filling for bottles or aluminum bags.
Our production capabilities have been proven by more than 1,000 supplements for beauty, diet and health, the immune system, and energy.

Kobata Research Institute offers effective product proposals that meet the needs of each country, and provides comprehensive sales support to customers.

We will respond your inquiries promptly and courteously. Please feel free to contact us.

Company Profile

Company Name
Kobata Research Institute

Head Office/Sales Branch Building 2, 2-12-3 Ominedai, Hashimoto-shi, Wakayama Prefecture, 648-0005 Japan
TEL: +81-(0) 736-26-5117/FAX: +81-(0) 736-26-5118
Gojou Plant 3-5-9, Futami, Gojo-shi, Nara Prefecture, 637-0071 Japan
TEL: +81-(0) 747-26-1113/FAX: +81-(0) 747-26-1114
Hashimoto Plant Ominedai, Hashimoto-shi, Wakayama Prefecture, 648-0005 Japan
TEL: +81-(0) 736-26-5117/FAX: +81-(0) 736-26-5118
President and Representative Director Seishi Kobata

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. Kawachinagano Branch
Osaka City Shinkin Bank Domyoji Branch
Organization Memberships

Japan Health and Nutritional Food Association
The Japanese Institute for Health Food Standards (JIHFS) (full member)
The General Council of the Japan Propolis Association (Rank A)
Member of the JAPAN Royal Jelly Fair Trade Council

Company History


Commencement of research into the extraction of propolis and manufacturing related products.
June 2000

Establishment of Kobata Research Institute, Construction of Head Office Plant in Gojo City, Nara Prefecture.
November 2002

Establishment of Osaka Office in Kawachinagano City, Osaka Prefecture.
February 2004
Added South Wing of head office and plant
September 2004

Acquired packaging certification for
organic agricultural processed food
September 2011

Establishment of Hashimoto Plant No. 3 (packaging process) in Hashimoto City, Wakayama Prefecture
July 2013
Establishment of Hashimoto Plant No. 5 (pills process)
August 2013

Relocation of the sales office to Hashimoto City, Wakayama Prefecture




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