Tel : +33 1 78 99 42 00 – Email : ice.contact@iwasecosfa.com

OUR GROUP

Iwase Cosfa is an international group founded in Japan in 1931. We are expert in providing raw materials to the Cosmetic and Food industry.

Exporting the best of Japan to the world. Importing the best of the world to Japan.

We import and export raw materials for more than 30 years. With a network of more than 15 offices and warehouses strategically located in 8 countries, Iwase strives to maintain daily operational excellence and top class leveled global service.

Iwase Cosfa Europe was created in 2015 to be closer to our European clients, in order to enhance the quality of our exchanges and to keep improving our service.

KEY FIGURES:

TURN OVER: >350 M USD

EMPLOYEES: >200

SUPPLIERS : >400

SOLD VOLUME: >35000 T

R&D CENTERS: 6 (Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, Seoul, Hochimin, New Jersey)

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Contribute to “Beauty & Health” is our mission, Iwase Caosfa is aiming to be not only an ingredients distributor, but also valuable solution provider partner through research & development and demonstrated value
Underlying all of Iwase Cosfa’s activities is its Mission: “Giving greater happiness to a greater number through beauty & health”.
The entire Iwase Group intend to hold steadfast to this Mission, as we take on the challenge of growing business while fulfilling our social responsibilities being a company that contributes to achieve a sustainable society. Since our establishment in 1931, we have been continuously developing on the basis of our policy “Harmony & Progress” and philosophy “Reliability, Originality and Self-improvement”.
Through these years, Iwase has always been committed respecting the Japanese traditional principle of an ideal trade: referred as “Sanpo yoshi” (good for the vendor, good for the customer, and good for society).
In a world evolving faster and faster, we constantly feel the importance of maintaining close relationships with all our partner (both customers and suppliers) .
We will keep on approaching next challenges with an innovative mind in order to contribute to the advancement of a sustainable world full of beauty & health.
We thank you for your fidelity and trust.

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HISTORY

More than 88 years of history: the best proof of our reliability.

COMMITMENTS

Iwase Cosfa Europe belongs to the Iwase Group. This entity was created in 1931 and has remained independent since its creation. Our goal is to perpetuate this longevity through our decisions and our actions with a vision for the future. Our foundations are then based on 5 pillars that we are committed to maintain, in order to meet our philosophy of Sanpo Yoshi: “Good for the vendor, good for the consumer, good for society”.

  • Reliability: We attach great importance to the choice of our partners and ensure the quality of our services in terms of information, products and delivery.
  • Flexibility: Each company has different requirements and constraints. We understood this at Iwase Cosfa Europe and that is why we adapt our processes to the needs of our customers. Agility is our watchword to face the market and every situation.
  • Proximity: We make sure to maintain proximity with our customers, our manufacturers and our service providers because we are convinced that better communication is the key to better quality.
  • Transparency: We have chosen to subscribe to a process of continuous improvement, thanks to a healthy and transparent dialogue with all of our contacts.
  • Social and environmental responsibility: Our group, concerned about the well-being of its employees and the future of our planet, has adopted a rigorous code of ethics which guides all of its conduct. You can find it in the CSR tab.
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