At a Glance

The Nisshin Seifun Group Today

The numbers below provide a snapshot of the current state of the Nisshin Seifun Group,
including its history, management capital, and presence in each business segment.

Founding

The forerunner of the Nisshin Seifun Group, was founded in 1900 to ensure reliable supplies of high-quality wheat flour through domestic production. As Japan’s leading flour-milling group, the Nisshin Seifun Group has since diversified into a variety of business areas, while consistently working to meet society’s needs as a key contributor to food infrastructure. Our continuing challenge going forward will be to leverage our technology and networks to earn the trust of consumers and help people enjoy healthy lives.

Business Scale

We have established a solid presence in various markets by reliably supplying high-quality products backed by our history and reputation. Our goal for the future is to achieve continuing growth through global expansion and diversification into new business areas, such as prepared dishes and other prepared foods.

Group Management Capital

Human Capital

Our diverse human resources are a major driving force for the group. We are committed to the development of good working environments, including career development for women, to ensure that every employee can reach his or her full potential.

  • * Eight major operating companies: Nisshin Seifun Group Inc., Nisshin Flour Milling Inc., Nisshin Foods Inc., Oriental Yeast Co., Ltd., Nisshin Pharma Inc., Nisshin Petfood Inc., Nisshin Engineering Inc., NBC Meshtec Inc.

Financial Capital

Our goal is to achieve sustainable growth based on a healthy balance with capital efficiency improvement and financial stability. We will accelerate our growth through strategic capital expenditure, M&A, and investment in human resource development and R&D. At the same time, we will continue to fulfill our social responsibility as a reliable provider of food infrastructure.

Intellectual Capital

The Nisshin Seifun Group creates new value through R&D combining the shared expertise of the parent company and group companies, as well as external resources.

Manufacturing Capital

We are enhancing our global competitiveness by procuring high-quality ingredients, by developing products to meet the needs of local customers in each market, and by optimizing our product development and production structures and sales networks.

  • Note: Overseas factories produce wheat flour, premix, pasta-related products, frozen foods, and mesh cloth.

Strengths and advantages in each business area

Flour Milling Segment

We are the leading company in the domestic milling industry and are working to increase productivity and ensure reliable supplies. With production bases in North America, Oceania, and Asia, our overseas production capacity has grown to surpass our capacity in Japan.

Processed Food Segment

The Processed Food Business offers a wide variety of delicious and easy-to-prepare ambient temperature and frozen products for consumers. The business is expanding from Japan to worldwide.
  • * Percentages represent shares of total market sales for fiscal 2020 (April 2019 to March 2020). The data periods for the No. 1 market shares are fiscal 2020 (April 2019 to March 2020) for flour, pasta (spaghetti), pasta sauce, and frozen pasta (frozen cooked spaghetti and sauce), fiscal 2019–2020 (April 2018–March 2020) for okonomiyaki pancake flour, and fiscal 2018–2020 (April 2017–March 2020) for karaage deep-fry mix and tempura mix.
As Japan’s first manufacturer of bread yeast, the Yeast and Biotechnology Business contributes to a vibrant bread market by constantly introducing new technologies and developing and supplying yeast products from the customer’s perspective.
In this business area, we use our original technologies to carry out R&D, and to manufacture and sell safe, high-quality health foods, functional food ingredients, and pharmaceutical raw materials.

Prepared Dishes and Other Prepared Foods Segment

In this business area, we offer a full lineup of products in a wide variety of categories. Our focus is the application of our group-wide capabilities to product development and manufacturing process automation.

Others Segment

The Engineering Business has technologies and expertise spanning powder processing, equipment production and sales, and plant construction. The business has earned the trust of its customer base and is steadily expanding earnings outside of the Group as well.
Our technology in this business area has advanced from flour milling sieve nets to a wide range of mesh cloths. We supply high-performance mesh cloth for screen-printing applications in markets around the world, primarily for the electronics industry.