ICHIRYU was founded in Hakata, Fukuoka in 1955.
It was a first Ramen stand among all the food stands on the side of Nakagawa river. After a while, ICHIRYU placed its main shop in Nakasu and their noodles addicted local ramen noodle experts for years.
It now attracts visitors from all over Japan and world. Garden group has successfully made the franchise package of ICHIRYU. As the genuine TONKOTSU(pork-bone broth) Ramen shop, ICHIRYU is developing its brand based on 60 years of the history.
As you know well, popularity of tonkotsu ramen expanded to all of the world.
While keeping the traditional taste of the foundation for 60 years, we reduced the cost of ingredients, improved and reconstructed store operation, making it a highly profitable business model with.
More than 60 years hisotry
Concentrated Tonkotsu Broth totally using fresh chicken breasts.
Thin noodles using own blended wheat flour gives an exquisite texture when chewed.
Franchisor “Garden” is a specialist of corporate restructuring.
Garden group started business revitalization for restaurants since they did a corporate acquisition in 2007. Since then, they have had opportunities to acquire several companies and developed rebranding F&B business. Now they own more than 10 brands under Garden group. Those brands are not only owned directly by Garden group, but also by many partner companies. Their highly profitable restaurant franchise package drew attention nation wide. They have worked together with many partner companies to open new shops and kept on growing the business.
The number of foreign visitors to Japan has been increased each year and the number of visitors in 2017 was 28million. Japanese food became more popular globally and they receive inquiries about their brands and the franchise package.
Now, they are ready to cooperate with partners in overseas. Based on their history of working together with partners, they are willing to share genuine Japanese cuisine and introduce Japanese culture, hospitality, and tastes.
|Brand History||Since 1955|
|Garden Group Locations||Japan, China, Taiwan and Philippines|
|Agreement Type||Direct Franchise|
|Contract Period||5 years|
|Franchising Fee||3,000,000 JPY|
|Royalty||5% of Monthly Gross Sales|