Connecting People Through Our Passion For Food

ICREST was founded in 2000 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITOCHU International Inc. representing ITOCHU Corporation of Japan’s presence in North America.

Our affiliation with ITOCHU Corporation, one of the oldest and largest Japanese Trading Houses (Sogo‐Shosha) in the world greatly expands our international presence and further strengthens our ability to source and deliver superior quality products.

Our primary business is the wholesale export of Chilled and Frozen Pork, Beef and other meat products, as well as various Frozen Vegetables but since our founding in 2000, we have diversified into the wholesale import, export, and distribution of Seafood, Rice, and Japanese Grocery products.

Our customers consist primarily of other Distributors, Manufacturers, and Retailers.

Our Core Values

Visionary

Possessing a clear idea of the desired future, and communicating that vision and leading others to its achievement

Integrity

Acting consistently with personal and professional standards and values and interacting honestly with everyone, everywhere and all the time

Diversity

Accepting, respecting and working with different nationalities, genders, ages and experiences and harnessing the strength of these diverse qualities to achieve company goals

Passion

Focusing intensely and energetically on current issues, with a strong will and commitment to succeed

Challenge

Undertaking new things boldly and pioneering the future with creativity and ingenuity, no matter the degree of difficulty