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Yamazaki Baking

Yamazaki Baking was established in 1948 and is now one of Japan's leading food processing companies. Its Food division generates the majority of its revenue in bread, with the company holding a leading global position, as well as having a diverse confectionary business line encompassing both Japanese and Western-style products. Yamazaki Baking has a strong regional presence, with overseas businesses in Thailand, Vietnam and China, among others, as well as in Europe (after purchasing Vie de France in the early 1990s) and the United States (after acquiring Bakewise Brands in 2016).

Ranking position
#307 /350
Total score
1.4 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 0.0 /100 #267


#1 4.7 /100 #271


#1 0.0 /100 #278

Social inclusion

#1 0.0 /100 #300
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #205

Segment ranking summary

The company ranks 205th among food and beverage processors, lagging behind almost all companies in this segment and with significant room for improvement across all measurement areas.

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The core social indicators are part of the social inclusion measurement area. These indicators assess societal expectations of business conduct that companies should meet if they aspire to be part of a system transformation that leaves no one behind.

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  1. 2023

More about the company

Tokyo, Japan
Food and agriculture revenue USD
Group revenue USD
Onwnership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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