One for all, all for one
Serving as a trusted and reliable go-between linking producers and consumers, the ZEN-NOH Group helps to ensure the strong and sustainable development of Japanese agriculture.
In Japan, cooperatives are organizations that seek to support communities and daily life therein by managing their operations in a long-term, multifaceted, and altruistic way, based on the principles of self-help and cooperation. Their ultimate aim is to improve the livelihoods of their members.
10.26 million members
The JA Group
Primary-level JAs (combined JAs) also operate credit and mutual insurance services. Prefectural and national-level JA bodies have been established to enable primary JAs to deliver these services more efficiently. As a whole, this organization is known as the JA Group.
ZEN-NOH is responsible for the marketing and supply business of the JA Group, working with major agricultural cooperatives worldwide in a spirit of mutual respect to ensure stable business operations.