Mitsubishi Corporation

Food Industry Group

Our Business

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The Food Industry Group is engaged in businesses that deliver food-related products to consumers all over the world. Our operations cover food resources, fresh foods, consumer products, food ingredients and other products. We are active in every link of the supply chain, from the production and sourcing of raw materials to the manufacturing of finished products.

Our mission is to deliver a stable supply of goods and services that meet the needs of consumers and provide them with a quality of life that is both rich and full of variety. We are also actively working to provide solutions to an array of social issues across our supply chains. Recognizing our responsibility to meet and exceed health and environmental standards, we undertake businesses that prioritize consumer safety and security, and by doing so, we provide the kind of value that is sought by society.

We are firmly committed to realizing a stable and sustainable supply model by laterally developing quality products and services in markets across the globe, creating new growth opportunities, flexibly responding to economic and industrial changes, and becoming an increasingly competitive player in the foods sector.

Organizational Structure

Food Sciences Division

The Food Sciences Division is developing businesses that manufacture and sell high-value-added products in a wide range of segments, such as food ingredients, health ingredients, cosmetic materials, pharmaceutical materials, and agrochemicals, using biotechnology, such as fermentation and cell cultivation, as the core technology.
By utilizing the strength of life science technologies, it works to improve the quality of life of consumers with good taste, health, beauty, etc., and solve social issues, such as the stable supply of food.

Main Products and Services
Pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates, Agrochemical raw materials, intermediates, and products, Cosmetic raw materials, Food ingredients and formulas (food science products), Health ingredients and products (health science products), starches, starched products
Organizational Structure
Bio- Fine Chemicals Dept. | Food Ingredients Dept.

Food Resources Division

Through our main business of manufacturing and selling wheat flour product, animal feed, and sugar that provide the foundation for our diet, and managing the global supply chain of those raw materials, the Food Resources Division is continuously strengthening its competitiveness while focusing on sustainability management. By being sensitive to changes in the market environment, industry structure, and societal needs, we unceasingly re-innovate our products and supply chain in order to suit our customers’ ever-changing needs.

Main Products and Services
Corn, milo, wheat, barley, pearled barley, brown buckwheat, soybean, rapeseed, compound feed materials, wheat flour, sugar, etc.
Organizational Structure
Grain, Oilseeds, and Feed Materials Dept. | Sugar & Wheat Flour Dept.

Produce & Marine Products Division

Through a vertically integrated business model that encompasses production, procurement, manufacturing, processing, and sales, the Produce & Marine Products Division works to meet the needs of consumers by providing a stable supply of fresh foods, such as fish, rice, vegetables, etc.; as well as processed goods.
The Produce & Marine Products Division responds flexibly to changes in population, industry and consumption structure, while proactively and independently managing each business from upstream to downstream.
Sustained growth continues to be achieved in each business by ensuring competitive advantages such as cost competitiveness and added value, etc.
Also, with regard to personnel training, we coordinate with group companies to develop personnel with strong field capabilities that always put customers first.

Main Products and Services
Seafood (tuna, salmon, trout, shrimp etc.), processed seafood products, rice, fresh produce, etc.
Organizational Structure
Produce & Marine Products Dept.

Global Fast Moving Consumer Goods Division

The Global Fast Moving Consumer Goods Division carries out procurement, manufacturing, processing and sales globally of products ranging from agricultural products such as coffee and cocoa, to consumer products, and is engaging in businesses that provide products and services that meet the needs of local consumers. We are working to create new value in line with environmental changes by utilizing our accumulated industrial expertise. We are also focused on sustainability management and contributing to solving social issues in the supply chain through our business, and are contributing to the development of countries and regions where we operate our businesses.

Main Products and Services
Processed foods, confectionery, beverages, canned goods, instant noodles, seasonings, coffee, cocoa, confectionary ingredients, sesame, nuts, spices, dried vegetables, oils and fats, oil and fat products and other consumer goods.
Organizational Structure
Global Consumer Products Dept.

Livestock, Meat & Dairy Products Department

In the Livestock, Meat & Dairy Products Department, we are involved in meat and dairy related business in Japan, the U.S., China, Thailand and Indonesia. We contribute to the realization of an affluent society by supplying products that match the consumption stages and regional characteristics of the markets it serves. At the same time, we are striving to improve productivity and add value to our products, while aiming for a highly sustainable business with low environmental impact.

Main Products and Services
Chicken, pork, beef, processed foods, cheese, dairy products, etc.

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