The physical and economic distance between consumers and farmers leads the consumer to be less associated with the source of their food and as a consequence can damage the farmer’s livelihood. We have developed a direct channel for consumers to receive farm fresh products and improve the communication between producers and consumers.
Master of Agricultural Science from The University of Tokyo, Graduate School. During his masters, Masaru studied new bacterial fermentation technology for biomass energy and materials.
Prior to co-founding Empag, Masaru worked as a strategic consultant at McKinsey and Company. In the consulting firm, he developed a growth strategy for the Japanese agriculture industry along with a procurement/product development strategy for his clients. His entrepreneurial background includes the supporting of a Japanese real-estate start-up company as well as a new LED material development start-up in Seattle, USA.