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Marukawa Confectionery Co., Ltd. (丸川製菓株式会社?, Marukawa Seika Kabushiki Kaisha) is a Japanese manufacturer of confectioneries. Its head office is in Nishi-ku, Nagoya.[1]


Marukawa was founded in 1888, however, it was established under its current name in 1948. It is a major international company in the field of Bubble Gum.

In addition to manufacturing and selling Marukawa brand bubble gums for over half a century, it also manufactures private brand bubble gums according to the customers' requirements. The company's capital stands at JP¥75,000,000.[when?] Its main banks are The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., and Mizuho Bank Ltd.


  • 1888

Started making confectionery.

  • 1947

Started manufacturing Bubble Gum.

  • 1948

Established Marukawa Conf. Co., Ltd.

  • 1957

Started trading throughout the world.


  1. ^ "Company Profile." Marukawa. Retrieved on June 15, 2014. "No.9-9, Shinmichi 1-Chome, Nishi-Ku, Nagoya 451-8571" - Japanese address: "本社 愛知県名古屋市西区新道一丁目9番9号"

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