Licensing and product business

Our vacuum supply chain solution, INTER ®, is a unique solution that simultaneously reduces costs, food loss, and GHG throughout the whole supply chain.

Vacuum Supply Chain Solution【INTER ®】

Storing products in a vacuum from production to consumption extends shelf life. Because of the proven antiseptic effect and insect and bacteria control, food additives such as preservatives are no longer necessary for some products.

Vacuum Supply Chain Solution【INTER ®】

01
Vacuumed-Food Dispenser System
Achieves significant extension in shelf life by vacuumizing
the entire process from production to consumption for
food-dispenser sales that allow customers to purchase
any amount they want, whenever they want

Main customers:Retail, online shopping businesses
02
Refill System
In case it isn't easy to install a vacuumed dispenser system,
we offer a large refill system for long-term refilling.

Main customers:Manufacturers, restaurants,
service industries, households
03
Individual Packaging System
For long-term storage for raw material procurement,
use of vacuumed-dispenser system,
Selling through e-commerce and online shopping,
areas where it is difficult to implement.

Main customers:Primary industries, manufacturers,
restaurants, service industries, retail,
online shopping, and households.

Competitive Advantages

Our competitive advantage consists of three technologies and one business platform that, when combined, raise the barrier to entry and deliver significant reductions compared to existing solutions.

Simplified Re-Vacuum
Technology
Easy re-vacuuming by hand without
the need for a specialized machine
Complete reuse of deaerated containers
can be achieved easily with
commercially available equipment,
even for commercial use
Ultra-Vacuum Patented
Technology
Ground Limit Vacuum Value of -0.095MPa
High vacuum ratio of 99.5% or higher
Other companies: 70-80% vacuum rate
Simplified Container
Manufacturing Technology
Based on fluid dynamics
Simplified container components
No need for advanced technology
Worldwide production is possible
Ultra-Vacuum Patented
Technology
Ground Limit Vacuum Value of -0.095MPa
High vacuum ratio of 99.5% or higher
Other companies: 70-80% vacuum rate
Ultra-Vacuum
Patented Technology
Ground Limit Vacuum Value of
-0.095MPa High vacuum ratio of
99.5% or higher Other companies:
70-80% vacuum rate
Simplified Re-Vacuum
Technology
Easy re-vacuuming by hand without
the need for a specialized machine
Complete reuse of deaerated containers
can be achieved easily with
commercially available equipment,
even for commercial use
Simplified
Re-Vacuum Technology
Easy re-vacuuming by hand without
the need for a specialized machine
Complete reuse of deaerated
containers can be achieved easily
with commercially available
equipment, even for
commercial use
Simplified Container
Manufacturing Technology
Based on fluid dynamics
Simplified container components
No need for advanced technology
Worldwide production is possible
Simplified
Container Manufacturing
Technology
Based on fluid dynamics
Simplified container components
No need for advanced technology
Worldwide production
is possible

Multi-Solution Platform

The only multi-solution platform that provides both GHG reduction and food loss reduction at the same time
We believe that the simple implementation across the entire supply chain, including consumers, ​
and the significant reductions that far surpass the results of individual companies' solutions will become the global standard

Introduction Examples

Vacuumed dispenser sales
of pastes of out-of-spec
vegetables in restaurants
Vacuumed dispenser sales for airport lounges
and inflight beverages
Vacuumed dispenser sales for airport lounges and inflight beverages
Vacuumed dispenser sales for hair care products at beauty salons
Vacuumed dispenser sales for
hair care products at beauty salons
Vacuumed dispenser sales of organic juice at unmanned stores at train stations
Vacuumed wine dispenser sales for preservative-free wine at supermarkets
Vacuumed wine dispenser sales for preservative-free wine at supermarkets
Vacuum dispenser sales of rice and seasonings
at pharmaceutical stores and e-commerce warehouses

Market Size

Our Vacuum Supply Chain Solution INTER ® creates new ways of sales through vacuum containers and dispenser sales and has manufacturer functions such as D2C. Hence, it is not a simple replacement of existing containers but for a reference for market size.

480 trillion JPY
Global retail sales
14 trillion JPY
Global food container
manufacturing sales
100 trillion JPY
Carbon credit
transactions

GHG Reduction

Outstanding GHG reduction compared to current environmental solutions, while at the same time reducing food loss.

Scope3
detail
#1 #4 #5 #8 #9 #11 #12 Total
Bioplastic/ Changing the individual packaging material with another material
10-20%
Reduction
*With raw material procurement
10-20%
Reduction
*Slight decrease in waste
5%
Reduction
*If recycled
5-10%of Total
x2 when recycling rate is 100%
Reduction of individual packaging materials and usage
10%
Reduction
*With raw material procurement
10%
Reduction
*Slight decrease in waste
1%
Reduction
*If recycled
5-10%of Total
x2 when recycling rate is 100%
Plastic-free dispenser equipment
20%
Reduction
*Decrease in individual packaging/logistics materials remain
20%
Reduction
*Slight decrease in waste
5%
Reduction
*Delivery opportunities are halved
15%
Reduction
*Use of bring-your-own-bottle
10-20%of Total
Logistics materials remain/shelf life remains the same
Vacuum Supply Chain System
6-90%
Reduction
*No individual packaging/no logistics materials
4-50%
Reduction
*Delivery opportunities are halved
30%
Reduction
*With extension in shelf life
40%
Reduction
*Reduction in individual packaging machines
5-80%
Reduction
*No delivery opportunities/warehouse costs/materials, etc.
20%
Reduction
*No individual packaging/logistics materials
5-80%
Reduction
*No individual packaging/reduced purchase opportunities/reduced waste
50-90%of Total
Multifaceted benefits from no individual packaging/no logistics materials/significant extension of shelf life
Scope3
detail
Bioplastic/ Changing the individual packaging material with another material Reduction of individual packaging materials and usage Plastic-free dispenser equipment Vacuum Supply Chain System
#1
10-20%
Reduction
*With raw material procurement
10%
Reduction
*With raw material procurement
20%
Reduction
*Decrease in individual packaging/
logistics materials remain
6-90%
Reduction
*No individual packaging/
no logistics materials
#4
4-50%
Reduction
*Delivery opportunities are halved
#5
10-20%
Reduction
*Slight decrease in waste
10%
Reduction
*Slight decrease in waste
20%
Reduction
*Slight decrease in waste
30%
Reduction
*With extension in shelf life
#8
40%
Reduction
*Reduction in individual packaging machines
#9
5%
Reduction
*Decrease in delivery opportunities
5-80%
Reduction
*No delivery opportunities/
warehouse costs/
materials, etc.
#11
20%
Reduction
*No individual packaging/
logistics materials
#12
5%
Reduction
*If recycled
1%
Reduction
*If recycled
15%
Reduction
*Use of bring-your-own-bottle
5-80%
Reduction
*No individual packaging/
reduced purchase opportunities/
reduced waste
Total

5-10%
of Total
x2 when recycling rate is 100%

5-10%
of Total
x2 when recycling rate is 100%

10-20%
of Total
Logistics materials remain/
shelf life remains the same

50-90%
of Total
Multifaceted benefits from no individual packaging/
no logistics materials/
significant extension of shelf life

The current measures taken by companies to achieve carbon neutrality, such as the use of bioplastic containers, switching to paper containers, and cutting back on the materials used to make containers, can only achieve a 5-15% reduction in total of Scope 3 emissions.

Our vacuum supply chain solutions will help reduce not only GHG emissions but also food loss by abolishing individual packaging, reducing logistics materials, extending shelf life through vacuumization, reducing waste in all processes, and reducing household emissions and waste through the use of "Bring-your-own-bottle" and the widespread use of food dispenser system.

Actual emissions FY 2019 Impact of Vacuum Supply Chain System Implementation Impact due to the use of further value-added bioplastics
Percentage of total greenhouse gas emissions CO2 emissions(thousand tons) Reduction Impact (Actual Emissions x Predicted Reduction Impact Ratio) CO2 emissions (thousand tons) Reduction Impact (Actual Emissions x Predicted Reduction Impact Ratio) CO2 emissions (thousand tons)
Scope1 6.30% 254 254 254
Scope2 4.30% 174 174 174
Scope3 89.40% 3,602 1,773 1,545
Category 1: Purchased Goods and Services 57.70% 2,325 60% 930 20% 744
Category 2: Capital Goods 3.10% 123 0% 123 0% 123
Category 3: Fuel- and Energy-Related Activities Not Included in Scope 1 or Scope 2 1.90% 75 0% 75 0% 75
Category 4: Upstream Transportation and Distribution 8.70% 353 50% 177 20% 141.2
Category 5: Waste Generated in Operations 0.50% 21 30% 15 0% 14.7
Category 6: Business Travel 0.10% 5 0% 5 0% 5
Category 7: Employee Commuting 0.60% 22 0% 22 0% 22
Category 8: Upstream Leased Assets (Not subject) 20% 0% 0
Category 9: Downstream Transportation and Distribution 6.70% 268 50% 134 0% 134
Category 10: Processing of Sold Products (Not subject) 0% 0% 0
Category 11: Use of Sold Products 7.20% 291 20% 233 0% 232.8
Category 12: End-of-Life Treatment of Sold Products 3.00% 119 50% 60 10% 53.55
Category 13: Downstream Leased Assets (Not subject) 0% 0% 0
Category 14: Franchises (Not subject) 0% 0% 0
Category 15: Investments (Not subject) 0% 0% 0
Overall Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Total of Scopes 1, 2, and 3) 100% 4,029 2,201 1,973
Reduction Rate 45% 10%
Total Reduction Rate 45% 51%
Carbon Credit Conversion (2,000 JPY/t) ¥3,657,000,000 ¥4,111,500,000
  • *GHG reduction effect test of vacuum supply chain system
  • *Sample company: Nissin Food Products Co., Ltd. FY2019 publicly reported emissions
  • *Effect Verification: Ecosystem Co., Ltd.'s GHG Accounting Program

Food Loss Reduction

The high vacuum rate of our vacuumed containers significantly extends the shelf life of the products and has a significant effect on the food loss problem.

Vacuum Supply Chain
Solution INTER ®

Production
Losses or damages during harvesting
Damaged, out of screening process
Deaths during livestock production
Disposal during fishery
arrow
Nonstandardized products
Vacuumed merchandising for shipment adjustment
Storage
Deterioration during storage and installation
Disposal due to damage during transportation
arrow
Prevention from deterioration at the storage facility
Prevention of damage during transportation
Processing
Wear and deterioration of quality during the processing process
Disposal due to exclusion from screening
arrow
Prevention from quality deterioration during processing
Vacuum commercialization of out-of-specification products
Distribution
Exclusion from sorting at wholesale markets, etc.
Disposal of expired products
arrow
Vacuumed merchandising of out-of-spec products at wholesale markets, etc.
Extension of expiration date
Consumption
Leftovers at homes and restaurants
Past the expiration date
Discarded due to quality deterioration
arrow
Preventing leftovers at homes and restaurants
Extension of expiration date
Prevention of quality deterioration
Production
Losses or damages during
harvesting
Damaged, out of screening
process
Deaths during livestock
production
Disposal during fishery
arrow
Nonstandardized products
Vacuumed merchandising for shipment adjustment
Storage
Deterioration during storage
and installation
Disposal due to damage
during transportation
arrow
Prevention from deterioration at the storage facility
Prevention of damage during transportation
Processing
Wear and deterioration of quality
during the processing process
Disposal due to exclusion
from screening
arrow
Prevention from quality deterioration during processing
Vacuum commercialization of out-of-specification products
Distribution
Exclusion from sorting at
wholesale markets, etc.
Disposal of expired products
arrow
Vacuumed merchandising of out-of-spec products at wholesale markets, etc.
Extension of expiration date
Consumption
Leftovers at homes and
restaurants
Past the expiration date
Discarded due to
quality deterioration
arrow
Preventing leftovers at homes and restaurants
Extension of expiration date
Prevention of quality deterioration
Annual food loss reduction of
390 million tons (30%)