2007 - 2008 LEGISLATURE
August 2, 2007 - Introduced by Senator Kedzie, cosponsored by Representative
Lothian. Referred to Committee on Senate Organization.
1Relating to: recognizing Kikkoman and its contribution to the cultural and
2economic vitality of Wisconsin.
Whereas, the people of the state of Wisconsin have a sincere respect and 4
appreciation for Kikkoman's 50 years of marketing and operations in the state; and
Whereas, Kikkoman, one of the first Japanese companies to have a major 6
manufacturing plant in the United States, has made and continues to make a 7
steadfast commitment to the economic vitality and prosperity of Wisconsin; and
Whereas, Kikkoman, the United States' leading supplier of soy sauce, teriyaki 9
sauce, and other premium condiments, strongly contributes to Wisconsin's rich 10
culinary tradition; and
Whereas, Kikkoman, with more than three centuries of operations in Japan, 12
provides Wisconsinites an opportunity to learn about Japan's history, traditions, 13
modern achievements, and cultural expressions; now, therefore, be it
1Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That
the legislature of 2
the state of Wisconsin recognizes the importance of Kikkoman's contribution to the 3
cultural and economic vitality of the state of Wisconsin; and, be it further
the legislature encourages all Wisconsinites to join Kikkoman 5
in celebrating 50 years of marketing and operations in the United States.