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Itochu is a multinational company involved in domestic and international trading of textiles, machinery, metals and minerals, energy, chemicals, food and general products. The food business segment consists of provisions, fresh food, and food product marketing and distribution divisions. Itochu procures wheat, barley, corn, soya beans, rice, palm oil and other agricultural products and supplies these to Japan and other countries in Asia. It also has its own manufacturing and processing activities. Through its network of companies and subsidiaries such as Prima Meat Packers, Itochu Sugar and FamilyMart, Itochu has activities spanning much of the food and agriculture value chain.

Ranking position
#145 /350
Total score
19.4 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 23.8 /100 #155


#1 27.9 /100 #88


#1 12.8 /100 #140

Social inclusion

#1 16.1 /100 #180
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Agricultural products and commodities #51
Animal proteins #23
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #96
Food retailers #28

Leading practices

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  1. 2021

More about the company

Tokyo, Japan
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

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