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Kikkoman Corporation

Kikkoman Corporation is the world's largest manufacturer of naturally brewed soy sauce, with a product portfolio that also includes seasonings, ingredients, beverages, and a range of other food products. Headquartered in Japan, Kikkoman has a strong global presence with 8 soy sauce manufacturing plants overseas and sold in more than 100 countries. The company was founded in 1917 with the merger of eight family companies in Chiba prefecture.

Ranking position
#210 /350
Total score
12.0 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 12.5 /100 #218


#1 14.2 /100 #192


#1 12.4 /100 #150

Social inclusion

#1 9.2 /100 #243
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Agricultural products and commodities #79
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #147

Leading practices

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  1. 2021

More about the company

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

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

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