Maruha Nichiro

Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 1333
Nikkei 225 Component
Founded Osaka, Japan March 31, 1943 (1943-03-31)
Headquarters 2-20 3-chome, Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8603, Japan
Key people
Shigeru Ito, (CEO and President)

Increase $ 8.614 billion (FY 2012)

(¥ 809.789 billion) (FY 2012)

Increase $ 58 million (FY 2012)

(¥ 5.448 billion) (FY 2012)
Number of employees
12,335 (consolidated) (as of December 2013)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references

Maruha Nichiro Corporation (マルハニチロ株式会社 Maruha Nichiro Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese seafood company, beginning its operation in 1888, when its founder, Ikujiro Nakabe, began a fish sale business in Osaka.[3] The company is the largest of its kind in Japan, with Nippon Suisan Kaisha and Kyokuyo Co., Ltd. as its main competitors.

Maruha Nichiro has subsidiaries in Japan, New Zealand, Australia, the United States, across Europe, Asia and South America.[4]

It is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index.[5]


Taiyo professional baseball club (present-day Yokohama DeNA BayStars) established

See also


  1. "Corporate Data". Retrieved April 4, 2014.
  2. "Financial Statement 2013" (PDF). Retrieved April 4, 2014.
  3. "Corporate History". Retrieved April 4, 2014.
  4. "Group Companies". Retrieved April 4, 2014.
  5. "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved April 4, 2014.
  6. "Major seafood firms Maruha, Nichiro to merge in October". TMC News. December 11, 2006. Retrieved April 4, 2014.
  7. "Maruha Nichiro completes merger". undercurrent news. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 4, 2014.

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