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:
Riken Vitamin Co., Ltd.
sales of 87.18 billion Japanese Yen [US$813.40 million]
of which 67%
was Domestic Foods Business),
Masan Group Corp
(37.62 trillion Dong [US$1.65 billion]
of which 50%
was Animal Nutrition), and
(402.17 billion Japanese Yen [US$3.75 billion]
of which 41%
was Manufacturing And Sales Of Domestic Food).
During the year ended November of 2017, sales at
Kewpie Corp were ¥561.69 billion (US$5.24 billion).
a very small
increase of 1.7%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥552.31 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2015, when Kewpie Corp
reported sales of ¥578.19 billion.
Sales of Common Business saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
32.7% in 2017, from
¥5.16 billion to ¥6.85 billion.
Kewpie Corp also saw significant increases in sales in
Seasoning (up 4.4% to ¥150.44 billion)
Distribution System Business (up 3.4% to ¥131.24 billion)
Salad and Side Dish Business (up 3.3% to ¥115.51 billion)
Not all segments of Kewpie Corp experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Processed Food fell 9.1% to ¥46.60 billion.
Kewpie Corp also experienced decreases in sales in
Egg Business (down 1.7% to ¥100.46 billion)
Fine Chemical (down 2.5% to ¥10.59 billion)