Meiji Holdings

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Meiji Holdings Company, Limited
明治ホールディングス株式会社
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.
Website www.meiji.com/english/

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 4th largest confectionery company in the world.[2]

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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.[3] According to the International Cocoa Organization, Meiji is the 4th largest confectionary producer in the world.[4]

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