Kobe Bussan Co., Ltd. engages in the supermarket business. It operates through the following business segments: Gyomu Supermarket, Kobe Cook, Cook Innoventure, Eco Renewable Energy and Others. The Gyomu Supermarket segment handles franchise contracting, private and national brand products, and sale of food products for overseas and domestic areas. The Kobe Cook segment operates buffet restaurant and small-sized shops providing ready-made meals. The Cook Innoventure segment manages sushi and izakaya shops, and English conversation and tutorial schools. The Eco Renewable Energy segment includes solar power project and provides electric power. The Others segment deals with equipment rental, tourism, and Galleon businesses. The company was founded by Shoji Numata in April 1981 and is headquartered in Kako, Japan.