CJ GROUP
CJ AMERICA

Inspiring new ways to experience Korean cuisine and culture

CJ America, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is leading the dynamic and fast-growing businesses in areas including Food & Food Service, Bio, Entertainment & Media, and Logistics. CJ America’s leaders manage and collaborate with U.S. affiliates to adapt to current market trends, creating long-term business plans to inspire new ways for all to experience Korean cuisine and culture.

U.S. Business Overview

U.S. Business History

1970

1978

  • Opened sales office in Los Angeles, CA

1979

  • Relocated the head office to New York

1990's

1994

  • Opened the Los Angeles branch office

1997

  • Established CJ Nutracon (Beef Processing) in Alabama

2000's

2003

  • Relocated the head office to Los Angeles, CA
  • Started a food distribution business as CJ Foods

2004

  • Started a bakery business as CJ Bakery

2005

  • Acquired natural Asian food distributor Annie Chun
  • CJ Entertainment (film distribution) in Los Angeles
  • CJ Internet (online game development) in San Jose

2006

  • Launched CJ GLS (3rd Party Logistics) in Alabama

2007

  • Acquired a frozen food & noodle manufacturer Omni Food
  • Started a food court business

2009

  • Opened CGV LA (Movie Theater) in Los Angeles, CA

2010

  • Opened the first Bibigo in Westwood, CA
  • Launched Mnet America

2011

  • Opened 4DX Laboratory in Hollywood, CA
  • Acquired Korea Express

2012

  • Opened Bibigo Beverly Hills, CA

2013

  • Started a BIO Manufacturing business as CJ Bio America in Fort Dodge, IA
  • Opened a new dumpling factory in Fullerton, CA

GREAT CJ 2020