Food Products Division

[Major Products and Areas]

  • Consumer-use food products, commercial-use food materials, and agricultural resources
  • Marine products, processed seafood, and fresh and processed meat
  • Raw ingredients for food (flour, sugar, oils and fats, etc.)
  • Raw materials for beverages (coffee, tea, fruit juice, etc.)

Our Strength

Strong domestic distribution network and expansion to growing overseas markets

In the domestic market, Marubeni has a strong presence in its sales spaces centered in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area and operates a customer-oriented food distribution strategy that maximizes its advantages in functionality and knowledge for the procurement of merchandise and materials. In the overseas market, Marubeni is working towards expanding its business in many countries, including participating in the management of Acecook Vietnam. Marubeni is focused on the domestic demand in growing markets.

  • United Super Markets Holdings Inc.
  • Acecook Vietnam Co., Ltd (Vietnam)

The largest import and sales share in the industry, with an optimized supply chain for the coffee trade

Cia. Iguacu de Cafe Soluvel (Brazil)

Marubeni has about a 30% import share of the entire coffee bean industry. For instant coffee, Marubeni has established a sales system not only for Japan but also global markets including Europe, the U.S. and Asia, with Marubeni's subsidiary Iguaçu de Café Solúvel (Brazil), one of the largest manufacturer/dealers of instant coffee materials in the world, as the production base.

The marine products business: strong sales networks in Japan and the U.S., and procurement of Alaskan natural marine resources

Marubeni procures marine products from production and processing sites around the world according to the needs of consumers, and sells the products in Japan and the U.S. the two major consumer markets through the industry's top-class sales companies. With 10% handling share of wild red salmon in the world, 15% eel wholesale share in Japan, and a U.S. sales company having approximately 6% share of the shrimp wholesale market in the U.S., the third largest in the country, Marubeni has a strong presence in the industry.

  • Shrimp products from Eastern Fish Company (U.S.)
  • Red salmon plant at North Pacific Seafoods (U.S.)
  • Eel farm at PT. Iroha Sidat Indonesia (Indonesia)

Development of manufacturing and sales operations of safe and secure livestock products

In Japan, we operate the broiler business with strict production management, providing safe and secure chicken meat to mass retailers, restaurants, and livestock product manufacturers. With this knowhow and experience, we are operating a similar business in China, with focus on not only Japanese but also Chinese domestic sales.
In Australia, we own a cattle fattening operation, with focus on beef sales to China, Asia, and the Middle East as well as Japan.

  • Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty., Ltd. (Australia)
  • Chicken house at Wellfam Foods Corporation

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