Company Introduction


    CJ Freshway is a food material distribution and food service company representing Korea. Based on the best infrastructure and core competency in Korea, we are reborn as a "food business partner" that contributes to the success of our customers’ businesses by providing solutions optimized for the food culture trend and customer business environment.

    • FIRST
      Creativity to set
      a new trend
    • BEST
      Top-class infrastructure
      for purchasing,
      logistics and food safety
      and customized consulting
      for different businesses
    • WIN-WIN
      Win-Win partnership with
      customers and partners CSV


    Contribute to our clients' business success by providing 'ONLYONE Solution' optimized
    for food culture trends and client business environmnet.

    • VISION
      Food Business Partner Creating the Success Way
    • SLOGAN
      Create New Way, Enjoy Fresh Way

    CEO’s Greetings

    Together with our customers, we strive
    towards the future of NO.1 GLOBAL FOOD NETWORK CREATOR.

    Geon-Il Lee, CEO
    I am Lee Geon-Il, the CEO of CJ Freshway.
    On behalf of our CJ Freshway family, I sincerely thank you all for visiting
    CJ Freshway's official website.
    CJ Freshway, which entered the food material distribution market in the
    late-1990s, before the business-to-business (B2B) distribution of food supplies
    was recognized as a bona fide industry, is a food supplies distribution and food
    service company that aspires to establish a healthy and prosperous food
    CJ Freshway delivers safe and reliable food supplies in a timely manner
    using a national logistics network that leverages its substantial sourcing power
    (capable of sourcing more than 24,000 domestic and overseas products),
    it operates what is called the Central Kitchen (CK). It also takes advantage of
    its unique qualities and expertise to provide food services (group meals) to more
    than 550 corporations, offices, hospitals, and leisure markets nationwide.
    Thanks to its high-quality and reliable goods and services, CJ Freshway has
    become a byword for trust and love among its customers.
    In order to keep its business operations sustainable, CJ Freshway employs a
    win-win strategy through which it works with top farming households across
    the country in Korea (CJ Freshway’s main business partners) secured with
    exclusive supply contracts, and it transfers its outstanding capacity in food
    safety to small and medium-sized food manufacturers.
    Moreover, CJ Freshway functions as a reliable business partner for the success
    of restaurants by developing new menus and offering various activities to
    support the managerial activities for small and medium-sized restaurant
    Moving forward, CJ Freshway will work relentlessly and take on new challenges
    to ensure greater industrialization and the advancement of the food industry,
    and maximize corporate value.
    To that end, CJ Freshway promises to attain innovative growth by pioneering
    new markets and leading the way in the digital transformation of the food
    industry to secure “super gap” competencies, while securing competitive
    advantages in Environmental/Social/Governmental (ESG) fields to create
    a sustainable corporate environment.
    Ultimately, CJ Freshway promises to do its best to become the leading company
    in the creation of social value.
    Thank you.
    Lee Geon-Il, CEO


    Here are the footsteps of CJ Freshway, from the first challenge to being the best.

    • Jan. 2020
      Selected as an excellent company in the "ESG evaluation"
      for the first time in the industry for 6 consecutive years
    • Jul. 2020
      Commendation from the Minister of Employment and Labor
      at the Employment Promotion Competition for the Disabled
    • Jun. 2020
      Operated the main center of Central Kitchen
    • Feb. 2020
      Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) for the first time in the industry
      AA grade certification in import/export sector
    • Dec. 2019
      Recorded sales of more than 3 trillion won (KRW) for the first time in the industry
    • Dec. 2019
      Presidential commendation for job creation merit
    • Oct. 2019
      Operated Dongbu RDC, the largest automated logistics
      center in the Yeongnam region
    • Aug. 2019
      Opened Meat Solution, a B2B meat direct trading platform
    • Mar. 2019
      Acquired J Farms and J&Food, which specializes in
      agricultural preprocessing
    • Jun. 2018
      Opened the smart premium food store Greenteria Selection
    • Apr. 2018
      Built logistics center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    • Feb. 2017
      Industry’s first South America
      Branch Office in Chile, South America
    • Nov. 2016
      First in the industry to be selected as the Best Company
      by ‘ESG Evaluation’, with Grade A in all categories
    • Oct. 2016
      Signed an MOU with Vietnam's largest food company,
      Golden Gate, on food material purchase
    • Sep. 2016
      Signed an MOU with
      Vietnam's largest state-owned distribution company,
      Saigong Trading Group, to supply imported food
    • Mar. 2016
      Selected as "Top 100 Job-Creating Companies"
      by the Ministry of Employment and Labor
    • Oct. 2015
      First in the industry to be selected as an Excellent
      Company of Governance by ‘ESG Evaluation’
    • Jan. 2015
      Industry’s first acquirement of
      re-certification of AEO
      (Authorized Economic Operation)
    • Jan. 2015
      First in the industry to reach
      KRW 2 trillion in sales
    • Nov. 2014
      Acquired the ´Family Friendly Company´ accreditation
      by Ministry of Gender Equality and Family
    • Jan. 2012
      First in the industry to enter
      the group meal market in Vietnam
    • Jan. 2011
      Joined the KRW 1 trillion sales club
    • Jul. 2010
      Opened the Icheon Logistics Center,
      the largest low-temperature logistics center in Korea
    • Aug. 2009
      Established 'Fresh One', a food distribution model
      for local co-prosperity
    • Mar. 2008
      Changed the company name to 'CJ Freshway'
    • Jan. 2007
      First in Korea to acquire HACCP
      for hospital food service
    • Jan. 2005
      First in the industry to acquire
      ISO 22000 Certification
    • 2003. 11
      Industry’s first implementation of
      HACCP Certification System / operated Food Safety Center
    • Jul. 2001
      Listed on the KOSDAQ
    • Nov. 2000
      Launched 'It's Well', a specialty brand of food materials
    • Sep. 2000
      Accuisition of CJ CheilJedang's food service business
    • Jan. 1999
      First among large domestic companies
      to start food material distribution business
    • Oct. 1988
      Established Samil Agriculture & Fisheries Co.