Company history

The CEO of the company and the employees who shared his ambition to create dream and offer delight to customers have made Withlink as big as what it is now.
By working with us, you will know what it is really like to work, to laugh, to cry and to be touched.

  • 1992

    • Eguchi Food Service Co.,Ltd. is established with a capital of JPY18,000,000.
    • The 1st curry store opens. (Toshiharu Eguchi owns and operates the store.)
    • The capital is increased to JPY 25,000,000. Company website is established.
  • 2000

    • Food Venture Co., Ltd. is established.
  • 2003

    • The head office of "New Wakayama Ramen Bariuma" is established. Bariuma Franchising Department is established.
    • Bariuma's first store, Bariuma Nagatsuka opens with a new type of operation
  • 2004

    • The head office is transferred to Yahata, Saeki-ku, Hiroshima city
    • Torinosuke's first store, Torinosuke Higashi Kaita opens with a new type of operation
  • 2005

    • The company changes its name from Eguchi Food Service Co., Ltd. to Withlink Co., Ltd.
  • 2009

    • The head office is transferred to Seifu Shinto, Tomominami, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima city
      Bariuma's 30th store, Bariuma Tsuyama opens
    • Fuunmaru's first store, Fuunmaru Tachikawa opens featuring rich dipping noodles with a new type of operation
  • 2010

    • Fuunmaru's first Franchise store, Fuunmaru Fukuoka Tsuruta opens
    • CEO Eguchi publishes 3 books
  • 2011

    • Withlink Singapore, our overseas affiliated company, is established
  • 2012

    • Bariuma's first international store, Bariuma Tanglin opens in Singapore
  • 2014

    • Bariuma's first store in Malaysia opens
  • 2015

    • Bariuma's first store in Hong Kong opens
    • Bariuma's first store in Indonesia opens
  • 2017

    • Bariuma's first store in Shenzhen, China opens
  • 2018

    • Bariuma's first store in the Philippines opens
    • Bariuma's first store in Australia opens