Meiji Holdings

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4​ March 2002

Meiji Holdings Company, Ltd.
Public (K.K)
Traded asTYO: 2269
FoundedTokyo, Japan (April 1, 2009 (2009-04-01), stock transfer from Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd. and Meiji Dairies Corporation)
4-16, Kyobashi Nichome, Chuo, Tokyo
ServicesManagement of subsidiaries
RevenueSteady ¥1,114,095 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Steady ¥28,873 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Decrease ¥9,552 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Total assetsDecrease ¥716,368 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
Total equityDecrease ¥293,530 million (consolidated, March 2011)[1]
SubsidiariesMeiji Co., Ltd.
Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd.

Meiji Holdings Company, Ltd. (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]


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 Dairies 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]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Consolidated Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year Ending March 2011" (PDF). Meiji Holdings Company, Limited. May 12, 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 8, 2011.
  2. ^ "Global confectionery market: leading companies based on net sales 2013". Statista. Retrieved September 8, 2014.
  3. ^ "Notice of Corporate Reorganization of the Meiji Group (Company Split between the Subsidiaries of Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd.)" (PDF). Meiji Holdings Company, Limited. September 14, 2010.
  4. ^ "Who are the main manufacturers of chocolate in the world?". Candy Industry. February 4, 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014 – via International Cocoa Organization.

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