UCC Announcement

 UCC Ueshima Coffee decided to establish “UCC Yamanashi Roasting Plant” in Fuefuki city, Yamanashi Pref. in Japan.

UCC has decided to establish the “UCC Yamanashi Roasting Plant” in Fuefuki City, Yamanashi Prefecture, for the purpose of 1) strengthening sustainability and achieving carbon neutrality, 2) manufacturing high quality and highly efficient coffee, and 3) strengthening the manufacturing of high value-added products. Construction is scheduled to be completed in the first half of 2024.

UCC Yamanashi Roasting Plant will be operated with high quality and high efficiency by concentrating the manufacturing technologies cultivated by the UCC Group andwill also take on the challenge of “carbon-neutral coffee production” through the development of a hydrogen roasting machine that enables coffee roasting using hydrogen as a heat source and the utilization of renewable energy sources such as solar and hydro power.

In line with the above, the manufacturing functions of UCC North Kanto Plant and UCC Fuji Plant will be transferred to UCC Yamanashi Roasting Plant. The transfer of products will begin in the second half of 2023 and is expected to be completed in the second half of 2024. For details of the UCC Yamanashi Roasting Plant, please refer to the press release issued separately.

We would like to ask you to communicate appropriately about this matter to our stakeholders, including general customers, clients and other business partners, and local people, in accordance with the instructions to be provided separately.

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