The Oldest Businesses In The World


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Not all businesses get off the ground.Not all businesses turn a profit.Few last past the first year,few make it through the first decade and fewer are passed down three generations.

However there are exceptions.These businesses listed below have managed to last over three centuries.Some are over a millennia old.One of them close to fifteen centuries old.Talk of built to last!

 

 

 

578 to 1299

Year

Company

Company

Business

578 Kongō Gumi Japan Construction
705 Nisiyama Onsen Keiunkan Japan Hotel
717-8 Hoshi Ryokan Japan Hotel
717 Koman Japan Hotel
718 Zengoro Japan Hotel
771 Genda Shigyo Japan Paper bags
803 Stiftskeller St. Peter Austria Restaurant
862 Staffelter Hof Germany Wine
885 Tanaka-Iga Japan Religious goods
953 The Bingley Arms UK Pub
970 Nakamura Shaji Japan Construction
1000 Château de Goulaine France Wine
1000 Marinelli Bell Foundry Italy Foundry
1009 Sakan Ryokan Japan Hotel
1024 Shumiya Japan Religious goods
1040 Weihenstephan Germany Brewery
1050 Weltenburger Germany Brewery
1068 Otterton Mill UK Mill
1074 Affligem brewery Belgium Brewery
1074 Benediktinerstift Admont Austria Woodworking
1075 Takahan Ryokan Japan Hotel
1100 Schloss Johannisberg Germany Wine
1120 Zum Roten Bären Germany Hotel
1128 Grimbergen Belgium Brewery
1131 Arolsen Germany Brewery
1133 Tongerlo Belgium Brewery
1135 Munke Mølle Denmark Mill
1136 Aberdeen Harbour UK Harbour
1141 Barone Ricasoli Italy Wine
1141 Sudo Honke Japan Sake
1160 Tsuen Tea Japan Tea
1184 Fujito Japan Confectionery
1184 Kikuoka Japan Herbs
1189 Ito Tekko Japan Metalworking
1190 Shirasagiyu Tawaraya Japan Hotel
1191 Tosen Goshobo Japan Hotel
1191 Okunobo Japan Hotel
1192 Yoshinoya Irokuen Japan Hotel
1198 The Brazen Head Ireland Pub
1203 Angel & Royal UK Hotel
1211 Schloss Vollrads Germany Wine
1239 Eyguebelle France Wine
1246 Sanct Peter Germany Hotel
1250 Wieliczka Poland Salt
1266 Freiberger Brauhaus Germany Brewery
1266 Privatbrauerei Bolten Germany Brewery
1268 Aldersbach Germany Brewery
1270 Frapin France Cognac
1270 Hirter Austria Brewery
1283 Fürstenberg Germany Brewery
1283 Rhanerbräu Germany Brewery
1288 StoraEnso Finland Paper
1295 Barovier & Toso Italy Glass

1300 to 1399

Year

Company

Country

Business

1300 Kuchlbauer Germany Brewery
1300 Orso Grigio Italy Hotel
1300 Tawaraya Japan Hotel
1304 Pilgrim Haus Germany Hotel
1308 Aktienbrauerei Kaufbeuren Germany Brewery
1308 Frescobaldi Italy Wine
1311 Notoya Japan Hotel
1312 Higashiya Japan Hotel
1313 Bratwursthäusle Nürnberg Germany Restaurant
1314 Garley Germany Brewery
1314 Zum Riesen Germany Restaurant
1318 Rats Germany Pharmacy
1318 Sion Germany Brewery
1319 Sankogan Japan Pharmacy
1321 Browar Namysłów Poland Brewery
1323 Interlaken Switzerland Hotel
1324 Kyteler’s Inn Ireland Restaurant
1326 Richard de Bas France Paper
1328 Augustiner Germany Brewery
1328 Kremnica Mint Slovakia Mint
1329 Kanbukuro Japan Confectionery
1334 Gmachl Austria Hotel
1331 Hofpfisterei Germany Bakery
1335 Karthäuserhof Germany Wine
1337 Maruya Japan Miso
1340 Brand Netherlands Brewery
1345 La Couronne France Restaurant
1346 Goldene Gans Germany Brewery
1346 Takata Japan Textile
1348 Pivovar Broumov Czech Republic Brewery
1348 Haus zum Rüden Zürich Switzerland Restaurant
1349 Shiose Japan Confectionery
1350 Schmidberger Austria Blacksmith
1354 Zum Weinberg Germany Restaurant
1363 Franziskaner Germany Brewery
1364 Löwen Germany Pharmacy
1366 Stella Artois Belgium Brewery
1368 Old Crown UK Restaurant
1368 Uiro Japan Pharmacy
1369 Torrini Firenze Italy Jewelry
1371 Wynhus zum Bären Switzerland Restaurant
1375 Al Cappello Rosso Italy Hotel
1378 Einbecker Germany Brewery
1380 Gastagwirt Austria Hotel
1380 Roter Hahn Germany Hotel
1385 Antinori Italy Wine
1386 Riegele Germany Brewery
1389 Engel Apotheke Switzerland Pharmacy
1389 Luiano Italy Wine
1390 Goldener Adler Austria Hotel
1394 Allgäuer Brauhaus Germany Brewery
1395 Namariichi Japan Chemicals
1397 Spaten Germany Brewery
1398 Schnupp Germany Restaurant
1399 Stein Austria Hotel

1400 to 1499

Year

Company

Country

Business

1405 Ratskeller Bremen Germany Restaurant
1405 Schlenkerla Germany Brewery
1410 Schremser Austria Brewery
1412 Zum Goldenen Sternen Switzerland Restaurant
1417 Hacker-Pschorr Germany Brewery
1418 Krone Switzerland Hotel
1418 Krumbad Germany Baths
1418 Les Bonnets Rouges France Hotel
1419 Barbarossa Hotel Germany Hotel
1422 Raeapteek Estonia Pharmacy
1423 Schwanen Germany Pharmacy
1426 Mühle Sting Germany Mill
1428 Ichijoh Japan Hotel
1428 Saku Japan Hotel
1430 Kronen Germany Brewery
1431 Bratwurst-Röslein Germany Restaurant
1434 Lodenwalker Austria Clothing
1435 Schloss Sommerhausen Germany Wine
1436 Wernesgrüner Germany Brewery
1437 Moserhof Austria Hotel
1438 Andechs Germany Restaurant
1438 (or 1483) Camuffo di Portogruaro Italy Boat building
1439 Weideneder Germany Brewery
1439 Zum Goldenen Anker Germany Hotel
1445 Hoegaarden Belgium Brewery
1447 Griechenbeisl Austria Restaurant
1447 Hotel Krone Austria Hotel
1447 Zötler Germany Brewery
1458 Zum Schwan Germany Hotel
1461 Friedels Keller Germany Brewery
1461 Hotel Lilie Italy Hotel
1462 Eck Germany Brewery
1463 Geska Switzerland Cheese
1465 Ferienweingut Kilburg Germany Wine
1465 Owariya Japan Restaurant
1466 Brauereiwirtschaft Berg Germany Restaurant
1467 Surugaya Japan Confectionery
1470 Mazlo France Jeweler
1472 Bad Osterfingen Switzerland Restaurant
1472 Hirschgasse Germany Hotel
1472 Monte dei Paschi di Siena Italy Bank
1473 Gebrüder Weiss Austria Transport
1473 Steiger Slovakia Brewery
1474 Kindl Switzerland Hotel
1475 La Rochere France Glass
1476 Pfahnl Austria Mill
1477 Hirzinger Germany Hotel
1477 Ratskeller Erfurt Germany Restaurant
1478 Warka Poland Brewery
1483 Kameya Mutsu Japan Confectionery
1483 Zur Sonne Switzerland Restaurant
1485 Krone Germany Restaurant
1487 Hiraizumi Japan Sake
1488 Rathbornes Candles Ireland Candles
1491 Sommerhuber Austria Ceramics
1492 Haeberlein Germany Bakery
1495 Baronnie de Coussergues France Wine
1497 Raventós Spain Wine
1498 Goldenes Posthorn Germany Restaurant
1498 Shore Porters UK Transport
1499 U Fleků Czech Republic Brewery

1500 to 1599

Year

Company

Country

Business

1500 Ammerndorfer Germany Mill
1500 Ubaldo Grazia Italy Pottery
1501 Fukkodo Japan Brushes
1502 Tsutaya Japan Confectionery
1503 Golden Fleece Inn UK Restaurant
1503 Hacklwirt Austria Restaurant
1506 Herold Czech Republic Brewery
1509 Roter Hirsch Germany Restaurant
1512 Castello Tudisco Italy Olive Oil
1514 Hampton Ferry UK Ferry
1514 Trinity House UK Lighthouse
1515 Café Vlissinghe Belgium Restaurant
1516 Zeilinger Austria Metalwork
1517 Měšťanský pivovar v Poličce Czech Republic Brewery
1517 Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden Germany Salt
1519 Orell Füssli Holding AG Switzerland Holding
1520 Hof auf der Lieth Germany Farm
1521 Spiegelau Germany Glass
1524 Löwenbräu Germany Brewery
1524 Schöllnitzer Germany Distillery
1525 Auerbachs Keller Leipzig Germany Restaurant
1526 Bären Twann Switzerland Hotel
1526 Beretta Italy Firearms
1526 Bratwurst Herzle Germany Restaurant
1530 William Prym Germany Metalwork
1532 Yamaji Japan Sake
1533 Klosterbräu Germany Restaurant
1533 Zvon Czech Republic Hotel
1534 Cambridge University Press UK Publishing
1534 Ur Krostitzer Germany Brewery
1535 Gottsmannsgrüner Germany Brewery
1535 Balson UK Butcher
1540 Senno Japan Sake
1541 John Brooke UK Clothing
1542 Urs und Viktor Switzerland Restaurant
1542 Wolferstetter Germany Brewery
1543 Köstritzer Germany Brewery
1544 Meien Japan Salt
1545 Touwfabriek G. van der Lee Netherlands Rope
1548 Can Bonastre Spain Wine
1548 Yoshinokawa Japan Sake
1550 Konishi Japan Sake
1550 Riess Austria Metalwork
1550 Sasaiya Japan Confectionery
1551 Codorníu Spain Wine
1551 Daikokuya Japan Hotel
1552 Fonjallaz Switzerland Wine
1553 Piesslinger Austria Aluminium
1555 Chiso Japan Clothing
1559 Kastner Austria Confectionery
1560 Aritsugu Japan Knives
1560 Nabeya Japan Metalwork
1560 Okamoto Japan Iron
1561 Achkarren Krone Germany Hotel
1561 SS Annunziata Italy Perfume
1563 Tamura Japan Hotel
1564 Svijany Czech Republic Brewery
1566 Nishikawa Japan Beds
1567 Acrobräu Germany Brewery
1568 Gasthof Herold Germany Brewery
1568 Kichijiya Japan Oil
1568 Poschinger Germany Glass
1569 Edegger-Tax Austria Bakery
1570 Einhorn Apothecary Germany Pharmacy
1570 Klášter Czech Republic Brewery
1570 Schwarzer Adler Austria Hotel
1570 Whitechapel UK Foundry
1572 Royal Tichelaar Makkum Netherlands Ceramics
1573 Fischhaus Dresden Germany Restaurant
1573 Pivovar Kutná Hora Czech Republic Brewery
1573 Hosoji Inbanten Japan Stamps
1574 Dopff au Moulin France Wine
1574 Glossner Germany Brewery
1575 Hamadaya Japan Lacquerware
1575 Kadoya Japan Brewery
1575 Lucas Bols Netherlands Distillery
1575 Meboso Hachirōbei Shōten Japan Fishing flies
1575 Ueda Gohei Japan Chemicals
1575 Yanagiya Japan Confectionery
1576 Heihachi Jaya Japan Restaurant
1576 Kishigon Japan Hotel
1577 Kobaien Japan Brushes
1578 Holzhausen Austria Printing
1578 Klett Germany Firearms
1578 Lamp no Yado Japan Hotel
1581 Krusovice Czech Republic Brewery
1582 Hatano Paint Japan Paint
1582 Indenya Japan Leather
1582 Koju Japan Incense
1582 La Tour d’Argent France Restaurant
1582 Onomichi Japan Vinegar
1582 Piana Clerico Italy Cloth
1582 Pivovar Krakonoš Czech Republic Brewery
1582 Tamaruya Japan Udon
1582 Thorbräu Germany Brewery
1583 Gnomenkeller Germany Restaurant
1584 Çemberlitaş Hamamı Turkey Turkish Bath
1584 Dragseths Germany Restaurant
1584 Erizen Japan Clothing
1584 Gosset France Champagne
1584 Hahnemühle Germany Paper
1584 Kikuya Japan Confectionery
1584 Yamato Intec Japan Metalworking
1585 Kiennast Austria Supermarket
1585 Kikuya Japan Confectionery
1585 Mercros Japan Retailer
1585 Schlitzer Germany Distillery
1585 Tenshoen Japan Tea
1586 Matsui Japan Construction
1586 Metzger Germany Bakery
1587 Chogoromochi Japan Confectionery
1587 Corbiac France Wine
1588 Keymer UK Tiles
1589 Graberhof Germany Hotel
1589 Hofbräuhaus Germany Restaurant
1589 Kloserbrauerei Germany Brewery
1589 Piesers Germany Restaurant
1590 Au-Hallertau Germany Brewery
1590 Berenberg Germany Bank
1590 Ibasen Japan Fans
1590 Lana France Paper
1590 Sumitomo Japan Mining
1590 Weichselbaum Germany Metalwork
1591 Durtnell UK Construction
1594 Kungyokudo Japan Incense
1594 Specht Germany Restaurant
1594 Zum Kreuz Switzerland Hotel
1595 Alte Taverne Germany Restaurant
1596 Chojiya Japan Restaurant
1596 Ed Meier Germany Shoes
1596 Osiander Germany Bookstore
1596 Tazen Japan Metal
1596 Toshimaya Japan Sake
1597 Gold Ochsen Germany Brewery
1597 Kojima Japan Sake
1597 Kuwanaya Japan Confectionery
1597 Lauscha & Glas Germany Glass
1597 Uzu Kyumeigan Japan Pharmacy
1598 Chinjukan Japan Pottery
1598 Imoto Japan Pharmacy
1598 Watahan Japan Construction
1599 Grassmayr Austria Bells
1599 Mulliner UK Coachbuilder
1599 Umai Japan Chemicals

1600 to 1649

Year

Company

Country

Business

1600 Guangzhou Chenliji China Pharmaceutical
1600 Kani Japan Soy sauce
1600 Kawamata Japan Pharmacy
1600 Kimura Japan Clothing
1600 Toraya Japan Confectionery
1601 Tissiman UK Clothing
1602 Goldener Karpfen Germany Hotel
1602 Goto Japan Sake
1602 Gundel Germany Brewery
1602 Hozokan Japan Bookstore
1602 Migita Japan Sake
1602 Yomeishu Japan Sake
1603 Chateau Auvernier Switzerland Wine
1603 Hirose Japan Metal
1603 Kuragi Japan Agricultural
1603 Nemoto Japan Sake
1603 Sato Japan Miso
1603 Shobido Japan Shrines
1603 Tsukasabotan Japan Sake
1604 Hirsch Hotel Gehrung Germany Hotel
1604 Ishicho Japan Stonemasonry
1604 Kikuchi Hojudo Japan Foundry
1607 Leve Germany Restaurant
1607 Schleppe Austria Brewery
1607 Schlosswirt Zu Anif Austria Hotel
1607 Wilhelm Blaul Germany Wine
1608 Bushmills UK Distillery
1608 Kikyoya Orii Japan Confectionery
1608 Kimura Japan Retail
1609 Asano Taiko Japan Drums
1609 Klampfleuthner Germany Pottery
1609 Kloster Ettal Germany Brewery
1609 Ritterbräu Austria Brewery
1609 Wolff Austria Wine
1610 Takenaka Japan Construction
1611 Matsuzakaya Japan Retailing
1611 Miyoshi Japan Paper lantern
1611 Weisse Lilie Italy Hotel
1612 Santa Maria Novella Italy Pharmacy
1613 Mellerio France Jewelry
1613 Sauerländer’s Germany Publisher
1613 Shirley Plantation United States Farm
1614 Klein Germany Wine
1615 Akamatsu Japan Pharmacy
1615 Aoki Japan Shipping
1615 Cartiera Mantovana Italy Papermaking
1615 Eirakuya Japan Retailing
1615 Furuhata Japan Hotel
1615 Grolsch Netherlands Brewery
1615 Hankeido Japan Brushes
1615 Kimura Japan Sake
1615 Komeya Japan Pharmacy
1615 Maruei Japan Retailing
1615 Yanagiya Japan Cosmetics
1615 Anyōji Japan Fuel
1616 Genemon Japan Pottery
1616 Higeta Japan Soy sauce
1616 Vopak Netherlands Fuel storage
1616 Morino Japan Pharmacy
1616 Wildbräu Germany Brewery
1616 Wittmann Germany Brewery
1617 Kameya Kiyonaga Japan Confectionery
1617 Mannendo Japan Confectionery
1617 Voss Germany Magazine
1618 Schwanen Germany Pharmacy
1618 Zum Schwarzen Kameel Austria Restaurant
1619 Tengu Japan Jewelry
1620 Croix D’or et Poste Switzerland Hotel
1620 Spindler Germany Wine
1620 Toraya Japan Confectionery
1621 Zur Letzten Instanz Germany Restaurant
1622 Gessner Germany Brewery
1622 Hirschen Switzerland Hotel
1622 Hiya Japan Pharmacy
1623 Hirase Japan Sake
1623 Kamotsuru Japan Sake
1623 Avedis Zildjian Turkey Cymbals
1624 Akashiya Japan Brushes
1624 Fukusaya Japan Castella
1624 Okubo Nishinochaya Japan Soba
1624 Karacho Japan Paper
1624 Komaruya Japan Uchiwa
1624 Marui Japan Cloth
1624 Shiroganeya Japan Hotel
1624 Shobun Japan Vinegar
1624 Zum Heidenberg Germany Hotel
1625 Aogen Japan Miso
1625 Fukumitsuya Japan Sake
1625 Fukuzumi Japan Hotel
1625 Iwanumaya Japan Hotel
1625 Morihachi Japan Confectionery
1625 Paul Schunk Germany Wine
1625 Sakura Masamune Japan Sake
1625 Toa Japan Sake
1625 Yagenbori Japan Shichimi
1626 Rikyuen Japan Tea
1626 Zur Forelle Germany Restaurant
1627 Kotohira Kadan Japan Hotel
1628 Tsukubasan Edoya Japan Hotel
1628 Lammsbräu Germany Brewery
1628 Schwan Germany Hotel
1628 Todaya Japan Confectionery
1628 Winkler Germany Restaurant
1628 Yachiya Japan Sake
1629 Horiguchi Japan Construction
1629 Tyskie Poland Brewery
1630 Chidoriya Japan Confectionery
1630 Graf Arco Germany Brewery
1630 Ichinoyu Japan Hotel
1630 Kikkoman Japan Foods
1630 Kolm Germany Bakery
1630 Wirt am Berg Austria Restaurant
1632 Schwechater Austria Brewery
1632-33 Tuttle’s Red Barn United States Farm
1632 Yusaya Japan Hotel
1632 Zum Ochsen Germany Restaurant
1633 Izumi Shokai Japan Stonework
1634 Albrecht Germany Metalwork
1634 Paulaner Germany Brewery
1634 Ryoguchiya Korekiyo Japan Confectionery
1635 Dreikönigshof Germany Wine
1635 Honjin Japan Hotel
1635 Maruyama Japan Woodwork
1635 Morikawa Japan Somen
1635 NHA Germany Nickel
1635 Regenfuß Germany Nursery
1635 Casa Batalha Portugal Jewellery
1636 Maxlrainer Germany Brewery
1637 Gekkeikan Japan Sake
1637 Okutan (Tofu Restaurant) Japan Restaurant
1638 Einbecker Blaudruck Germany Linen
1638 Fürst Germany Wine
1638 Kizya Japan Office supplies
1638 Touwfabriek Langman Netherlands Rope
1638 Tysmenytsia Fur Company Ukraine Textiles
1639 Field View Farm United States Farm
1639 Hugel France Wine
1639 Tsuruya Japan Confectionery
1640 Fromholzer Austria Linen
1640 Tanaka Japan Sake
1641 Bickelmaier Germany Wine
1641 Sasajima Japan Tools
1641 Sonne Switzerland Hotel
1641 Spreitzer Germany Wine
1642 Bilsener Germany Insurance
1642 Barker’s Farm United States Farm
1642 Hof Germany Pharmacy
1642 Kagetsu Japan Restaurant
1643 Rüttger Germany Wine
1644 Bucher Germany Brewery
1644 Stockholm Germany Hotel
1644 Tsukioka Japan Hotel
1645 Daishin Japan Hotel
1645 Hachomiso Japan Miso
1645 Post-och Inrikes Tidningar Sweden Newspaper
1645 Red Lion UK Hotel
1645 Ritter Germany Brewery
1645 Shohokuen Japan Tea
1645 Shotoku Japan Sake
1645 Yamasa Japan Soy sauce
1646 Bofors Sweden Defense
1647 Chivite Spain Wine
1648 Kojima Japan Paper
1649 Bischofshof Germany Brewery
1649 Falter Germany Brewery
1649 Fiskars Finland Blades
1649 Marukan Japan Vinegar
1649 Trautwein Germany Wine

1650 to 1699

Year

Company

Country

Business

1650 Aannemers en Timmerbedrijf Roozemond Netherlands Construction
1650 Autenrieder Germany Brewery
1650 Fachwerk 33 Germany Restaurant
1650 Kaganoi Japan Sake
1650 Post Germany Brewery
1650 Yukawa Japan Sake
1651 Emmerich Germany Wine
1651 Koshuya Japan Dolls
1651 Lauterbacher Germany Brewery
1652 Brücken Keller Germany Restaurant
1652 KnaapenGroep Netherlands Construction
1653 Ozu Japan Paper
1653 Royal Delft Netherlands Porcelain
1653 Sushiman Japan Restaurant
1653 Totsuka Japan Sake
1654 Faust Germany Brewery
1654 Huyghe Belgium Brewery
1654 Orkla Norway Conglomerate
1655 Emery Farm United States Farm
1655 Firmin UK Beltmaker
1655 Henninger Brewery Germany Brewery
1655 Tanaka Sake Brewery, Toride Japan Sake
1655 Tobaya Japan Strings
1655 Zanini Italy Wrought iron
1656 Au Bijou Switzerland Jewelry
1656 Haarlems Dagblad Netherlands Newspaper
1656 Kasen Japan Kiln
1656 Kogatanaya Japan Dolls
1657 Baieido Japan Incense
1657 Everlth Japan Pharmaceutical
1657 Hirschbräu Germany Brewery
1657 Kitagawa Honke Japan Sake
1657 Nakayama Doll Japan Dolls
1657 Ulefos Jernværk Norway Foundry
1658 Arikawa Japan Pharmaceutical
1658 Gaststätte Röhrl Germany Hotel
1658 Hirai Japan Sake
1658 Nishino Kinryo Japan Chemicals
1658 Ohki Japan Pharmaceutical
1658 Shuzui Japan Scales
1659 Asadaya Japan Hotel
1659 Asadaya Ihei Japan Restaurant
1659 Harise Japan Restaurant
1659 Hinoki Japan Printing
1659 Kagiya Japan Fireworks
1659 Kiku Masamune Japan Sake
1659 Mochibun Japan Confectionery
1659 Okamaya Japan Metal
1659 Somaya Japan Stationery
1659 Tsuchiya Japan Paper lanterns
1660 Chimatsushima Japan Sake
1660 Petit & Fritsen Netherlands Foundry
1661 Asaka Japan Tools
1661 Ejima Japan Tea
1661 Inoueki Japan Chemicals
1661 Kameya Sakyo Japan Chinese medicine
1661 Schilz Germany Ceramics
1661 Selbach Germany Wine
1661 Uchigasaki Japan Sake
1661 Zohiko Japan Lacquerware
1662 Matsuzakaya Japan Hotel
1662 Miyasaka Japan Miso
1662 Moririn Japan Cloth
1662 Rössle Germany Hotel
1662 Hotel Wesseling Netherlands Hotel
1662 Shirokiya Japan Retailing
1662 Tatsuuma Honke Japan Sake
1662 Usui Japan Retailing
1662 Van Eeghen Netherlands Foods
1663 Hirsch Germany Pharmacy
1663 Hofmann Germany Brewery
1663 Ihan Japan Tatami
1663 Krawany Austria Retailing
1663 Kyukyodo Japan Pharmacy
1663 Matsumoto Japan Chemicals
1663 Moriroku Japan Chemicals
1663 Shimakawa Japan Confectionery
1663 Zhang Xiaoquan China Scissors
1664 Daisan Japan Real estate
1664 Schwarze & Schlichte Germany Distillery
1665 Gubernija Lithuania Brewery
1665 London Gazette UK Newspaper
1665 Morita Japan Brewery
1665 Okazaki Japan Sake
1665 Saint-Gobain France Conglomerate
1666 Robert Noble UK Cloth
1666 Sato Japan Supermarket
1666 Spink UK Currency
1666 Wieninger Germany Brewery
1666 Yaegaki Japan Sake
1666 Yuasa Japan Trade
1667 Seaside Inn United States Hotel
1669 Hof Roxin Germany Butcher
1669 Iseya Japan Hotel
1669 Okaya Japan Trade
1669 Tong Ren Tang China Pharmacy
1669 Zum Adler Breisach Germany Restaurant
1669 Zum Kreuz Switzerland Hotel
1670 Himmelbauer Austria Wine
1670 Hudson’s Bay Company Canada Retailing
1672 Hoares Bank UK Bank
1672 Kikuya Japan Stationery
1672 Tucher Germany Brewery
1673 Daiichi Japan Sake
1673 Genpei Japan Sake
1673 Goldenes Kreuz Austria Hotel
1673 Inata Japan Sake
1673 Jinjudo Japan Incense
1673 Kawashima Japan Paper
1673 Kawasho Japan Paper
1673 Mitsukoshi Japan Retailing
1673 Oga Japan Sake
1673 Tamagawa Japan Sake
1673 Tamanohikari Japan Sake
1673 White Horse Tavern United States Restaurant
1673 Zillinger Austria Wine
1674 Engelbräu Germany Brewery
1674 Miki Japan Chemicals
1674 Sabatti Italy Firearms
1674 Stockholms Auktionsverk Sweden Auctions
1675 Adams Gasthof Germany Restaurant
1675 Egger Austria Brewery
1675 Hakubotan Japan Sake
1675 Hartmann Germany Hotel
1675 Masuda Tokubee Japan Sake
1675 Matsudaya Japan Hotel
1675 Mornflake UK Foods
1675 Romanushof Germany Wine
1675 Shuetsu Japan Foods
1675 Sugimoto Kichijuro Japan Tools
1675 Takahashi Japan Stonemasonry
1675 Takanoya Japan Karasumi
1675 Tamazawa Japan Confectionery
1675 Tiefenbrunner Italy Wine
1676 Hiroroku Japan Foods
1676 Lock Hatters UK Hats
1677 Yamahiko Japan Construction
1677 Yamamoto Honke Japan Sake
1677 Zur Linde Germany Restaurant
1678 Olmo Antico Italy Wine
1678 Tanabe Japan Pharmacy
1679 Eichbaum Germany Brewery
1679 Eigashima Japan Sake
1679 Schwarz Austria Mouth harp
1679 VMC France Foundry
1680 Comédie-Française France Theatre
1680 Saunderskill United States Farm
1680 Simonis Belgium Cloth
1680 Tenryo Japan Sake
1680 Yoshibun Japan Fish
1681 Chikumanishiki Japan Sake
1681 Eggenberg Austria Brewery
1681 Göteborgs Auktionsverk Sweden Auctions
1681 JeanRichard Switzerland Watches
1681 Les Trois Rois Switzerland Hotel
1681 Naraya Japan Construction
1681 Ritter Germany Hotel
1681 Shooken Japan Castella
1682 Sawaya Japan Confectionery
1683 Brill Netherlands Publisher
1683 Gaggenau Germany Appliances
1683 Udonya Kazeichiya Japan Pharmaceutical
1683 Yasuda Nenju Japan Prayer beads
1684 Mieman Japan Soy sauce
1684 Niiya Japan Herbs
1684 Yoshiyo Japan Catering equipment
1685 Carl Loebner Germany Toyshop
1685 Heimes Germany Restaurant
1685 Tomikyu Japan Paper
1685 Toye, Kenning & Spencer UK Jewelry & Clothing
1686 Le Procope France Restaurant
1686 Moserwirt Austria Hotel
1686 Nakaura Japan Foods
1687 Mihoharaya Japan Housewares
1687 Muromachi Japan Sake
1687 Nakaura Japan Foods
1687 Tarlant France Wine
1688 Aburaya Japan Hotel
1688 Chikuma Miso Japan Miso
1688 Fukuda Japan Sake
1688 Fukuroju Japan Sake
1688 Harry Germany Bakery
1688 Kaishin Japan Foods
1688 Kanmo Japan Hanpen
1688 Katsuyama Japan Foods
1688 Kesselring Germany Brewery
1688 Kobu Japan Sake
1688 Lambertz Germany Chocolate
1688 Lloyd’s of London UK Insurance
1688 Madonoume Japan Sake
1688 Shibanuma Japan Soy sauce
1688 Tsuda Magobee Japan Foods
1688 Yasuimoku Japan Construction
1689 Aiba Japan Fans
1689 Amekaze Japan Soy sauce
1689 Ede & Ravenscroft UK Clothing
1689 Fukushima Japan Pawnbroker
1689 Gjensidige Norway Insurance
1689 Hanbee Fu Japan Foods
1689 Hinomaru Japan Sake
1689 Husqvarna AB Sweden Conglomerate
1689 Kojiya Japan Miso
1689 Kuroeya Japan Lacquerware
1689 Marukichi Japan Oil
1689 Nabedana Japan Sake
1689 Nagano Japan Sake
1689 Nishio Japan Confectionery
1689 Suzuki Japan Sake
1690 Delamare France Optics
1690 Genroku Tatami Japan Tatami
1690 Hichifuku Japan Pharmaceutical
1690 J B Joyce UK Clocks
1690 Makino Japan Sake
1690 Maruishi Japan Sake
1690 Matsuya Japan Paper
1690 Monjuso Japan Hotel
1690 Okabun Japan Cloth
1690 Tanbaya Japan Fashion
1690 Towle Silversmiths United States Silversmith
1690 Tsujikura Japan Umbrellas
1690 Yamamotoyama Japan Tea
1691 Awaya Japan Cloth
1691 Imai Japan Sake
1691 Itokichi Japan Cloth
1691 Nolet Jeneverstokerij-Distilleerderij Netherlands Distillery
1691 Sasanoyuki Japan Tofu
1691 Sekizenkan Japan Hotel
1691 Sumitomo Forestry Japan Construction
1691 Valentin Zusslin France Wine
1691 Nolet Distillery Netherlands Distillery
1692 Coutts UK Bank
1692 Ekelund AB Sweden Cloth
1692 Taylor’s Portugal Wine
1692 Izutsuya Japan Noodles
1693 Suzutame Japan Dolls
1694 Sekizenkan Japan Hotel
1695 Bank of Scotland UK Bank
1695 De Kuyper Netherlands Distillery
1695 Furutakiya Japan Hotel
1695 Kumagaiya Japan Confectionery
1695 Niki Japan Sake
1695 Oiwake Yokan Japan Yokan
1695 Suzuki Japan Foods
1695 Taruhei Japan Sake
1695 Yumoto Japan Hotel
1696 Kagiya Masaaki Japan Confectionery
1696 Kitajima Japan Confectionery
1696 C. de Koning Tilly Netherlands Pharmacy
1697 Folkes UK Foundry
1697 Hakukoma Japan Sake
1697 Old Moore’s Almanack UK Almanac
1697 Ono Japan Sake
1697 Schwanen Germany Restaurant
1698 Berry Brothers and Rudd UK Wine
1698 Holland Germany Pottery
1698 Kössel Bräu Germany Brewery
1698 Shepherd Neame UK Brewery
1699 Akaoya Japan Pickles
1699 Ninben Japan Foods
1699 Osoumenya Japan Confectionery
1699 Wakatake Japan Sake

 

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4 Responses to The Oldest Businesses In The World

  1. stephen says:

    Nice list

  2. zap197842 says:

    its really interesting,esp the kongo gumi of japan,how was it able to survive such long time,must be an interesting story on its own,thanks a again for sharing such amazing facts,its a pleasure going through your blog

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