HAGOROMO FOODS CORPORATION (Public, TYO:2831) is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the manufacture and sale of food products.
The Company operates in two business segments.
The Food segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of canned foods, pastas and pet foods. Through its subsidiaries, this segment is also engaged in the manufacture and sale of bonito flakes, flavored seaweeds and gift sets, as well as the transportation business, including shipping arrangement for products and payment arrangement for transportation companies.
The Others segment is engaged in the leasing of real estate. As of March 31, 2010, the Company had three subsidiaries and one associated company.
Renown for brands such as Sea Chicken, Shakit-Corn, pasta and packaging aseptic boiled rice, Hagoromo manufactures and sells over 1000 diverse types of food products. Our company has been producing quality food goods for several decades and is a leading manufacturer of food products in Japan. With about 80 directly operated and affiliated factories, we have around 40 domestic sales outlets spanning the length of the Japanese archipelago
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