September 2016 – ichiban UK shortlisted for 2 prestigious awards

Here at ichiban UK we are very proud and honoured to be shortlisted for 2 Q Awards in 2016. The first shortlist nomination is a Q Award for our Tesco Gluten Free Chicken and Katsu Sauce Sushi Rice Box under the category of ‘Food To Go – Sushi’. Within the industry a Q Award celebrates Continue Reading »


August 2016 – Powered by sushi – staff take part in Ipswich Twilight run

ichiban UK/Yumie Sushi staff run in Ipswich Building Society Twilight 10k Road Race At ichiban UK/Yumie Sushi we are very proud of the 10 employees who ran in the Ipswich Building Society Twilight 10k road race on Friday 5th August. Factory Manager, Neil Bussey and Operations Data Analyst Marcus Alderton’s newly found passion for running Continue Reading »


June 2016 – ichiban UK shortlisted for East Anglian Daily Times Business Awards 2016

ichiban UK shortlisted for East Anglian Daily Times Business Awards We at ichiban UK are honoured to be shortlisted as a finalist in the East Anglian Daily Times Business Awards within the category of ‘Environmental and Sustainability’. This follows our success at Aprils ‘Creating the Greenest County Awards’ ceremony where we received the award for Continue Reading »


May 2016 – Winners of Suffolk’s Greenest Business

Following extensive investment in enhancing our environmental credentials over recent years we are pleased to announce that ichiban UK has won the award for Suffolk’s Greenest Business. Amongst the reasons for ichiban’s selection as greenest business, was our significant investment in a woodchip biomass boiler, which was commissioned in late 2015 to replace a kerosene Continue Reading »


March 2015 – New Kid on the Block for Lunch – Yumie Sushi Exhibits at UK’s Biggest Food Show

Yumie Sushi will be exhibiting their new range of chilled sushi products at the International Food Exhibition, the UK’s largest food and drink industry event. A fun and exciting new brand, Yumie uses authentic Japanese methods to produce traditional hand finished sushi with a modern twist. The delicious low calorie recipes offer both fish and Continue Reading »


February 2015 – Ichiban Double Page Spread in Glossy Magazine

The latest edition of the Bury & West Suffolk Magazine features a double page article on Ichiban UK, telling readers about our company which nestles in the middle of the Suffolk countryside. The article includes information about our commitment to the environment and dispels some of the popular myths about sushi. The local free magazine is Continue Reading »


November 2014 – Winners at Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards

Following our nominations for 2 Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards in September, we are delighted to announce that ichiban UK has won the award for small and medium-sized enterprise innovation of the year at the London Park Lane Hilton in a glittering award ceremony. The trophy celebrates the achievement of the most innovative small food or drink Continue Reading »


October 2014 – Launch of Yumie Brand

    October sees the launch of our new brand, Yumie Sushi. Yumie brings the fun and energy of Japan into our sushi and has been developed by our own Japanese chef here at ichiban. Currently available in student union outlets, these sushi packs are a new and fresh offering to universities across the UK. Continue Reading »


September 2014 – Shortlisted for 2 Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards

We are very proud here at ichiban to announce that we have been shortlisted for 2 food manufacturing excellence awards this year. The two categories that we are finalists in are: Chilled Food & Dairy Manufacturing Company of the Year and SME Innovation of the Year. We are very pleased to have recieved this recognition for Continue Reading »


August 2014 – Launch of Our New Website

All of us here at ichiban are very proud to have launched our new website which will give the public a chance to find out more about us, and sushi in general. The new website will allow us to communicate current job vacancies and the latest ichiban news. We have also created a dedicated page to informing people about sushi, as we Continue Reading »