Food Connection is a pioneer in the field of the sports nutrition. It has provided nutritional advice to top athletes in professional soccer clubs, national rugby teams and Olympians in Japan.

In 2019 when the Rugby World Cup was held in Japan, Food Connection took on a contract with the organization committee and worked as an advisor and communicator for all sixty team hotels nationwide and twenty participating teams worldwide, with the aim of serving best possible food for all during the event.

Food Connection’s effort with major food companies and food-related organizations include developing food concepts for House Foods Corp, working as a nutrition advisor of the Nisshin Oilio Group Ltd., and helping promotion activities of the organization such as U.S. Meat Export Federation, California Pune Board and USA Rice Federation.

We engage in writing articles and giving editorial supervisions for various types of media such as newspapers, health magazines and television.

Reiko Hashimoto Diploma Post secondary Course Nutrition,
RD, JASA Sports Dietitian

Reiko Hashimoto, the director of Food Connection, is a registered dietitian and has extensive international life experiences, as she spent years in Singapore, Norway and the United States.

She is recognized for her great communication skills to foster collaborative relationships with various parties and individuals, not just in the sports industry but in all types of business, also for her consistent efforts to achieve the best performance in her profession.

In 2019, Reiko was appointed as Japan Representative of the International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Her tasks include sending out information relating to nutrition in Japan and coordinating communication between the Academy and the Japanese members.


Registered Dietitian / JASA Sports Dietitian


Japan Dietetic Association
Japanese Society of Clinical Sports Medicine
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics International Member
Sports, Cardiovascular & Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (SCAN)
Professional in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport (PINES)