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:
sales of 430.60 billion Japanese Yen [US$3.98 billion]
of which 40%
was Overseas Wholesale Grocery),
Masan Group Corp
(38.19 trillion Dong [US$1.65 billion]
of which 45%
was Foods), and
Foshan Haitian Flavouring and Food Co Ltd
based in China
(17.03 billion Chinese Renmimbi [US$2.40 billion]
of which 96%
was Food Manufacturing Industry).
During the year ended November of 2018, sales at
Kewpie Corp were ¥573.53 billion (US$5.31 billion).
increase of 2.1%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were ¥561.69 billion.
The sales level in 2018 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2013, Kewpie Corp had sales
of ¥530.55 billion.
Sales of Distribution System Business saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
5.4% in 2018, from
¥131.24 billion to ¥138.26 billion.
Not all segments of Kewpie Corp experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Common Business fell 14.7% to ¥5.84 billion.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Kewpie Corp also experienced decreases in sales in
Fine Chemical (down 5.3% to ¥10.04 billion)