AN N UA L RE PO R T
the year ended March 31
To Know Us Better
Meiji Group 2020 Vision Concept
Financial Highlights (Consolidated)
Research and Development
To Our Shareholders and Customers
Meiji Group Overseas Network
Interview with the President
Meiji Group’s Approach to CSR
Special Feature: Growth Strategies in Our
Corporate Governance and Internal
Overall Business Situation:
Board of Directors and Corporate
Confectionery and Healthcare
At a Glance
Major Group Companies
Corporate Data / Stock Information
Changes in Segmentation due to
CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS WITH RESPECT TO
Statements made in this annual report with respect to plans, strategies and future performance that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd. cautions that a number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements. Unless specifically stated otherwise, information in this annual report is as of September, 2011.
Meiji Brand Logo — a symbol of the Group Philosophy
Meiji Brand Logo is proof of our promise to deliver value to our customers and stakeholders, and represents our efforts to put our Group Philosophy into practice. The usage of soft, rounded lower-case lettering represents cheeriness befitting a corporate group in the ”Food and Health” business, as well as the warm connection we have with each customer. In particular, the shape of the letters “iji” can be seen to represent the outline of a group of people supporting one another.
Red, our brand color, is an uplifting color, evoking the joy of living. Red is also the first color humans learn after birth, creating a direct link to our desire to be a constant, beloved presence in the lives of people of all ages, from babies to the elderly.
Our mission is to widen the world of “Tastiness and Enjoyment” and meet all expectations regarding “Health and Reassurance.” Our wish is to be closely in tune with our customers’ feelings and to always be there to brighten their daily lives.
Our responsibility as “Food and Health”
professionals is to continue finding innovative ways
to meet our customers’ needs, today and tomorrow.
1. Commit ourselves to customer-based
ideas and behaviors
2. Provide safe and reassuring high-quality
3. Strive to always produce new value
4. Foster the development of the synergies
and capabilities of the organization and
5. Be a transparent, wholesome company
trusted by the society
In order to be an essential part of our customers,
partners, and colleagues’ daily lives, we must:
Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd.
1. Listen to and learn from our customers
2. Find ways to identify tomorrow’s trends
and be prepared to lead the way
3. Make our work exciting, and create exciting work
4. Have the strength and courage to confront any issues,
rather than to avoid them
5. Always believe in our team’s potential,
and make the most of its abilities
Annual Report 2011
MEIJI GROUP 2020 VISION CONCEPT
The Meiji Group 2020 Vision has been developed based on the Group Philosophy, taking into account possible changes in the business environment, and shows the direction the Group should take in the next 10 years.
Meiji Group of the Future
The Meiji Group aims to become a corporate group that brightens customers’daily lives by providing customers of all ages,
from infants to the elderly, with foods that offer tastiness and enjoyment, as well as products that contribute to...
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