The latest reportKikuji Yamaguchi identified and analyzed the active ingredients of royal jelly. With these new findings, he proposes new quality standards for royal jelly products.

Biography of Kikuji Yamaguchi

Kikuji Yamaguchi

Born in Tokyo in 1943. He encountered royal jelly at the age of 23. Three years later, in 1969, he founded the Japan Royal Jelly Co., Ltd., and has devoted himself to the research and application of royal jelly ever since. Current positions he assumes are: President and CEO of the Japan Royal Jelly Co., Ltd., Deputy Director of the Japan Health Food & Nutrition Food Association, Director of the Bee Medicine Research Center (NPO), advisor to the China Apiculture Product Association, honorary advisor to the China Apiculture Association, professor on the master’s course at Yunnan Agricultural University in China and researcher in the digestive surgery of Asahikawa Medical College.

1943  ・Born in Tokyo on March 29.
1967  ・Organized a membership-based sales group “Royal Jelly Lovers’ Association.”
1969  ・Founded the Japan Royal Jelly Co., Ltd. and assumed the position of President.
1990  ・Assumed the position of Chairman of Councilors at the World Children's Baseball Foundation.
1993  ・Launched the royal jelly regular production project at the field mustard honey source in Qinghai Province, China.
1998  ・Assumed the position of Executive Director of the Japan Health Food & Nutrition Food Association.
・Assumed the position of Chairman of the working group on codes and standards for royal jelly processed food.
2000  ・Assumed the position of guest professor at the Bee Medicine Department of Yunnan Agricultural University in China.
・Assumed the position of Honorary Chairman of the China Bee Culture Research Center.
2002  ・Assumed the position of Director of the World Children's Baseball Foundation.
・Founded the Bee Medicine Research Center (NPO) and assumed the position of Director.
・Held a Japan-China Bee Medical Technology Exchange Meeting. (Tokyo)
2003  ・Assumed the position of Honorary Advisor to the China Apiculture Society.
・Appointed professor on the master’s course at Yunnan Agricultural University in China.
・Held a Japan-China Bee Medicine Symposium. (Tokyo)
2004  ・Assumed the position of Honorary Advisor to the China Apiculture Product Association.
・Started joint research into royal jelly with Asahikawa Medical College.
・Became a research student on the second course of surgical medicine.
2005  ・Received an honorary certificate from the China Apiculture Product Association.
・Assumed the position of President and CEO of the Japan Royal Jelly Co., Ltd.
2006  ・Assumed the position of Executive Director of the World Children's Baseball Foundation.
2008  ・Assumed the position of Deputy Director of the Japan Health Food & Nutrition Food Association.
・Founded a course at Nihon University.