Kewpie Corp operates within the Pickles, sauces, and salad dressings sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Kewpie Corp with three other
processed food manufacturers in Asia:
Foshan Haitian Flavouring and Food Co Ltd
sales of 19.78 billion Chinese Renmimbi [US$2.97 billion]
of which 95%
was Food Manufacturing Industry),
Masan Group Corp
(37.35 trillion Vietnamese Dong [US$1.61 billion]
of which 50%
was Foods), and
(453.57 billion Japanese Yen [US$4.34 billion]
of which 42%
was Overseas Wholesale Grocery).
During the year ended November of 2019, sales at
Kewpie Corp were ¥545.72 billion (US$5.22 billion).
decrease of 4.8%
versus 2018, when the company's sales were ¥573.53 billion.
The sales level in 2019 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2014, Kewpie Corp had sales
of ¥553.40 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 23.7% decline
in Salad and Side Dish Business, from ¥118.32 billion to ¥90.29 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Egg Business (down 0.9% to ¥99.99 billion)
Fine Chemical (down 16.8% to ¥8.35 billion)
Common Business (down 10.1% to ¥5.25 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Seasoning (up 20.7% to ¥185.21 billion)
Distribution System Business (up 2.0% to ¥140.98 billion)