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 and environmental issues across our supply chains. In addition, by undertaking 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), etc.
Organizational Structure
Bio-Fine Chemicals Dept. | Food Ingredients Dept.

Food Resources Division

At the Food Resources Division, we utilize our business locations in North America, South America and Australia together with the global agricultural network owned by our business partners to provide stable supply of various food raw materials including grains, oilseeds, animal feed, sugar and coffee beans to Japan and other countries around the world.
While there is concern around the tight supply and demand for global food resources, the needs pertaining to consideration for human rights and the environment are growing. While implementing initiatives to build secure and safe supply structures the division embraces the challenge of solving society's problems regarding food and agriculture.

Main Products and Services
Corn, wheat, soybeans, rapeseeds, feed materials, flour, sugar, starches, sweeteners, instant noodles, coffee, cocoa, sesame seeds, edible nuts, oils and fats, etc.
Organizational Structure
Grain, Oilseeds, and Feed Materials Dept. | Sugar & Wheat Flour Dept. | Global Consumer Products Dept.

Marine Products Division

Through a vertically integrated business model that encompasses production, procurement, manufacturing, processing, and sales, the Marine Products Division works to meet the needs of consumers by providing seafood products.
The 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 (canned tuna, pet food, etc.), etc.
Organizational Structure
Marine Products Dept.

Farm, Dairy & Meat Produce Division

The Farm, Dairy & Meat Produce Division is involved in meat, dairy products, rice and vegetable related business all over the world. 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, rice, fresh produce, seasonings, etc.
Organizational Structure
Livestock & Meat Products Dept. | Agricultural Produce & Dairy Products Dept.

Global Markets Department

In the Global Markets Department, we view the food manufacturing and sales businesses from a market perspective, as we build our portfolio of goods and services to supply to consumers, who are our end customers. We strive to contribute to the development of society in each country.

Main Products and Services
Food manufacturing and sales in foreign countries

Project Cases

Business Investments