Nishi Trading wasfoundedin the early 70s and operated by Minoru Nishi Snr until 2008 when he retired and his son, Minoru Nishi Jnr, took over as Managing Director.
Nishi Trading began as a commercial farm for exports, diversifing over the years to include Imports and complementary services such as a farming supplies store, a quarry for manufactured and raw construction materials, a pest management service, training center, a foundation for community support and most recently, built Tonga’s first international standard, food processing facility in partnership with IACT.
Nishi Trading’s processing facility has become the Pacific’s first Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS) approved warehouse by New Zealand’s Ministry of Prime Industries (MPI).
With a vision to lift international recognition for Quality export products from Tonga, Nishi Trading continues to invest in local produce, working with farmers, government and other stakeholders to further develop the Agriculture Industry in Tonga.
Managing Director, Minoru Nishi Jr says “…it is of utmost importance that we ensure our produce is looked after from the fields of our small farmers to the plates of our customers”.