Business Plans

We established the “Meiji Group 2026 Vision.” This vision is our promise and commitment on what will strive for by 2026.

Our promise and commitment for the 2026 Vision

We will combine the strengths, the Meiji Group has cultivated over the past 100 years, with the latest technology and new findings. Thus we create innovative ways to meet our customers’ needs with food and health and grow in Japan and around the world sustainably.

Slogan

Beyond meiji

We created the slogan “Beyond meiji -above imagination-” to stop doing what we always do, identify issues by ourselves and resolve them, so that the Meiji Group can break out of its shell and grow further.

Three Visions

To realize the 2026 Vision, we created three visions: Business Vision, Management Vision and CSR Vision.

Business Vision

Food Segment

In Japan, we have identified three areas: Core, Growth and Reform, to strengthen our business portfolio.

In international business, we will focuses on developing unique Meiji-style products in each region. Thus, we will establish a distinctive market position, increase brand recognition and accelerate growth.

[Target]
Op. income CAGR6%range
FY3/27 Overseas sales ratio>10%
JapanSet 3 domains and enhance business portfolio
  • ・Expand further by investing business resources intensely

  • ・Create new markets

    ・Become #1 in the future

  • ・Pursue unique value

    ・Improve income through structural reforms

OverseasDevelop/launch distinctive products, achieve dynamic growth
  • Mainland China

    ・Focus area through FY3/21

    ・Grow existing businesses

    ・Start sports nutritional business

  • ASEAN

    ・Expand confectionery exports from Japan

    ・Increase sales of nutritional foods such as infant formula

  • The U.S.

    ・Grow meiji brand products

    ・Promote premium products

    ・Expand distribution channels

Pharmaceutical Segment

In the ethical pharmaceutical business, we will expand our core areas both in Japan and overseas; core areas include drugs for infectious diseases, generic drugs and biopharmaceuticals. As we have a competitive advantage in the infectious disease field, we will seek to become a leading company in Asia.

For that, we will increase production capacity, and strengthen R&D and promotional activities. In the agricultural chemicals and veterinary drugs business, we will expand our agricultural chemicals both in Japan and overseas.

[Target]
Op. income CAGR 9%range
FY3/27 Overseas sales ratio >30%

Group

Our approach toward the “Health and preventative medicine” is the big feature of Meiji Group. We will actively work with experts from external institutions/academia with our strengths of having two businesses “Food and health.” We will promote R&D from a long term perspective, and establish a distinctive position in the health and preventive medicine domain.

Use group strengths and open innovation effectively

CSR Vision

Under the three main themes: Healthier Lives, Caring for the Earth and A Richer Society, we will actively contribute to addressing social issues through business.

Our promise and commitment for CSR 2026 Vision

As Food and Health professionals, we contribute to addressing social issues through our business activities, and to realizing a sustainable society for people to live healthy, peaceful lives.

Management Vision

We will advance the management system/structure by three policies as shown below.

  • 1Establish functional, strategic management system to grow sustainably in Japan and globally

    ・Systemize and apply succession plan, created based on our leadership value

    ・Establish business management system, secure and develop quality human resources to expand overseas business

  • 2Develop work environment, in-house system, organizational climate to maximize individual potential

    ・Create motivated and enthusiastic work environment

    ・Promote diversity

    ・Improve labor productivity and commit to health and safety in the work environment

  • 3Enhance the meiji corporate brand