Corporate data

Head office Shinagawa Seaside West Tower, 4-12-2
Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Representative Naoto Chiba, President and Representative Director
Detail of business Manufacture and sale of hams and sausages,
fresh meats, processed foods, and other products
Established July 9, 1948
Capital 7,908 million yen
Fiscal year-end March 31
Number of employees 1814 (declined by 123)
Business sites Sales bases 6 branch offices 24 sales offices (declined by 1)
Production bases 4 plants
Number of group companies 32 (increased by 4)
Consolidated subsidiaries 27
Companies accounted for using the equity method 5 (increased by 2)
Number of employees across corporate group 14197 (increase of 1085)
Group bases Production bases
25 plants (in Japan)
5 bases (overseas)

Company history

September 1931 Takegishi Ham Company founded in Kanazawa
July 1948 Takegishi Livestock Co., Ltd. founded in Takaoka
August 1962 Listed on the first sections of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange
May 1965 Name of company changed to Prima Meat Packers, Ltd.
March 1984 Becomes official sponsor of Tokyo Disneyland
April 2004 Mie plant gains ISO14001 certification
March 2005 Becomes official silver sponsor of professional baseball team Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles
April 2005 Head office and other production plants gain ISO14001 certification
May 2007 Four plants across Japan (ham/sausage) gain ISO22000 certification
July 2008 Processed foods plants and distribution centers gain ISO22000 certification (total of 26 business centers)
April 2010 Becomes official gold sponsor of professional baseball team Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles
September 2011 80th anniversary of company's foundation
June 2016 Ibaraki sausage plant completed, operations commenced