Meiji Holdings

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Meiji Holdings Company, Limited
Type Public KK
Traded as TYO: 2269
Industry Food
Founded Tokyo, Japan (April 1, 2009 (2009-04-01), stock transfer from Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd. and Meiji Dairies Corporation)
Headquarters 4-16, Kyobashi Nichome, Chuo, Tokyo, Japan
Services management of subsidiaries
Revenue Steady ¥1,114,095 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Operating income Steady ¥28,873 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Net income Decrease ¥9,552 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Total assets Decrease ¥716,368 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Total equity Decrease ¥293,530 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Subsidiaries Meiji Co., Ltd.
Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd.

Meiji Holdings Company, Limited (明治ホールディングス株式会社?) is a stockholding company established on April 1, 2009, after the stock transfer from Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd. and Meiji Dairies Corporation and is the 5th largest confectionery company in the world.


Meiji Holdings held a press conference on September 14, 2010, and announced the reorganization of the Meiji Group. On April 1, 2011, Meiji Holdings reorganized Meiji Seika and Meiji Deiries to a food company, Meiji Co., Ltd., and a pharmaceutical company, Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd.; Meiji Dairies took over the food and healthcare business of Meiji Seika to form Meiji Co., and Meiji Seika was renamed Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd.[2] According to the International Cocoa Organization, Meiji is the 5th largest confectionary producer in the world.[1]

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