Processed food

Overview

In the processed food business, we seek to provide safe and delicious food for consumers, in the hope that they will choose our products for their loved ones. We will continue to aim to be highly evaluated by our customers through the world of food, which is the source of our lives.

Our processed food business is dedicated to delivering safe, high-quality food products to consumers. We are also mindful of the environmental impacts of our products and operations, and we make continuous improvements to these wherever possible.

Our processed food business value chain*

Processed food business value chain
  • * This diagram represents the value chain of products for frozen and ambient foods. We do not deal directly with raw material producers – such as growers – who provide raw materials to the trading firms or to the contracted factories that supply us.

Processed food business sustainability strategy

Our processed food business aims to continuously deliver products with a commitment to quality and technology, in line with consumer needs. In view of this mission, in 2019, we selected the three focus areas below and set eight specific targets for these focus areas.

Focus areas Aspirational goals
Products and services

We will continue to provide high-quality, technology-driven products in response to our customer's needs, to satisfaction and trust.

People

We will ensure workplace safety for our employees, while continuously investing in people who can contribute to enhancing corporate value.

Supply chain

We will reduce social and environmental impacts and continue to deliver safe products to consumers.

The eight specific targets of our processed food business contribute to achieving the goals set out in the JT Group sustainability strategy.

Our business operation and sustainability

We have a rigorous quality and process control system based on the four priorities of food safety, food defense, food quality, and food communication.

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Delivering safe, high-quality products