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Business Spotlight

T. Hasegawa

Updated November 19, 2020

Proclamation presented February 27, 2020 to T. Hasegawa at Cerritos City Council Chambers.

In 1903, T. Hasegawa was established as Hasegawa Totaro Shoten in Tokyo, Japan by Totaro Hasegawa. In 1961, T. Hasegawa Co., Ltd. was founded with Shozo Hasegawa as President and he took over all business responsibilities of Hasegawa Totaro Shoten. With a strong demand for Hasegawa products, they established their first overseas production facility in California in 1978 with the formation of T. Hasegawa USA. In 1989, they moved their production facility to the City of Cerritos and they have been thriving for 31 years in Southern California.

T. Hasegawa is a major producer of flavors and fragrances and they are one of the world's top ten flavor and fragrances companies. Their flavor chemist’s and food scientists have a passion for culinary creation and uniquely position distinctive formulations for all food and beverage product developments and improvements.

T. Hasegawa has a 96,000 square feet production facility, research and development labs, culinary kitchens, and sensory and pilot labs in the City of Cerritos, which gives their flavor chemist’s and application technologist’s the technical resources to become an extension of their customers business and adapting flavors for all taste palates and cultural-specific needs.

T. Hasegawa continues to pioneer the flavor industry with a customer experience that is optimized to rapidly respond with technical expertise. They deliver superior products that meet requirements no matter how complex the demand. Recognizing that the food industry needs flexibility, they proactively listen to their customer’s needs in an effort to develop better ways of delivering formulations that have excellent taste and aroma to fit form and function.

T. Hasegawa supply chain has allowed them to create the highest degree of quality and trust for food and beverage companies around the world. Their competitive advantage in supply chain allows them to offer small batch processing and floor stock agreements, reassuring that orders will be fulfilled on time. In partnering with T. Hasegawa, customers have the superior taste and exceptional aroma that it deserves. T. Hasegawa manufacturing capabilities provide a wide range of flavor solutions that are perfected for use in a diverse spectrum of applications.

T. Hasegawa USA, Inc.’s corporate headquarters is located at 14017 East 183rd Street, Cerritos, CA 90703. Their phone number is (866) 985-0502 and their website is

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