Business View Magazine | December 2018

116 117 W akunaga of America Co., Ltd., based in Mis- sion Viejo, California, and a subsidiary of Wakunaga Pharmaceutical Company, whose headquarters are in Hiroshima, Japan, is a worldwide leader in the research, development, manufacture, and market- ing of medicinal herbs and supplements. “The company was established in 1955, by Manji Wakunaga,” re- counts Kazuhiko Nomura, President and CEO of the American division. “After the Second World War, the Japanese people were very poor and unhealthy, and he GARLIC IS THE KEY of America