Takasago International Corporation (Takasago) is engaged in manufacturing and selling flavors, fragrance, aroma ingredients and fine chemicals. The company operates in the Americas, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa.
The company operates through four business divisions: Flavors, Fragrances, Aroma Ingredients and Fine Chemicals.
Takasago's Flavors division supplies flavors that endow soft drinks, desserts, confections, dairy products and savory. It offers savory flavors for products such as snacks, soups, sauces and gravies, and spices and seasonings marinades. The company offers flavors for use in various beverages, including fruit juices, carbonated drinks, coffee-flavored drinks, tea-flavored drinks, dairy drinks and alcoholic beverages. Takasago offers flavors for confectionery products such as sweets and candies, chocolates, gums, cereals and sweet snacks. It also provides synthetic menthol and menthol derivatives for use in mint and gums, toothpaste, mouthwashes, breath fresheners and medicinal products. In FY2016, the Flavors segment reported revenues of JPY84,051.0 million, which accounted for 59.3% of the company's total revenue.
The company's Fragrances division creates fragrances for perfumes, cosmetics, shampoos, detergents, air fresheners and bath products. Takasago offers a range of perfumes and colognes. The company offers fragrances for use in various products, including soaps and shampoos, bath products, cosmetics, laundry detergents, cleansers and air fresheners. In FY2016, the Fragrances segment reported revenues of JPY38,747.0 million, which accounted for 27.4% of the company's total revenue.
Takasago's Aroma Ingredients division develops synthetic aroma chemicals. It is also engaged in asymmetric synthesis of l -Menthol and menthol-derived Sensates brand sensory materials. The company provides products under the brand name Chiraroma. In FY2016, the Aroma Ingredients segment reported revenues of JPY11,430.0 million, which accounted for 8.1% of the company's total revenue.
The company's Fine Chemicals division develops and produces intermediates that support life science and electronics industries. The company's asymmetric ligands, SEGPHOS and BINAP, are used in the production of medicines for lifestyle-related diseases, infectious diseases and central nervous system degenerative diseases. In FY2016, the Fine Chemicals segment reported revenues of JPY6,039.0 million, which accounted for 4.3% of the company's total revenue.
In addition, Takasago operates other businesses, including the real estate business. In FY2016, the Other segment reported revenues of JPY1,390.0 million, which accounted for 1.0% of the company's total revenue.
Geographically, the company classifies its operations into four segments, namely Japan, the Americas, Europe and Asia. In FY2016, Japan segment accounted for 53.5% of the company's total revenues, followed by the Americas with 22.9%; Europe with 15.4%; and Asia with 17.1%, including adjustment.
*Segment revenues considered as per the company's annual report.
The company's subsidiaries include Takasago International (Singapore), Takasago International (India), Takasago Europe Gmbh, Takasago (U.K.), Takasago International (Italia), Shanghai Takasago-Union Fragrances & Flavors, Takasago Europe Perfumery Laboratory, Takasago International Corporation South Africa and Takasago International (Espana).
Scope of the Report
-- About the Company - Historical Details, Current Ownership Structure and basic overview of Takasago International Corporation in terms of revenue, net income, and operating income.
-- Financials - Details about Takasago International Corporation listing status, annual financial reports (for the past 5 years), key financial highlights and region wise and category wise breakdown of their net revenue.
-- Products / Services - Listing of the company’s entire portfolio along with description of individual products / services providing a clear picture of their target audience.
-- Company SWOT Analysis - Outlines Takasago International Corporation’s strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities and threats facing the company.
-- Recent Developments - Showcases Takasago International Corporation’s recent developments including mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, collaborations, new product launches, investment and divestment plans.
-- Strategic Evaluation - Provides an overview of Takasago International Corporation’s corporate goals and strategic initiatives and evaluates their outcomes along with outlining any persisting legal issues and outlook of our in-house analyst panel on the particular company.
-- Technology Landscape - Details how the company allocates its IT budget across the core areas of its business, CIO/CTO Profile, Key IT Initiatives and Deals undertaken buy the company at present along with outlook.
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1. About the Company
1.1 History and Basic Facts
1.2 Ownership Structure and Key Executives
1.3 Head Office
1.4 Other Locations & Subsidiaries
1.5 List of Competitors
1.6 Employee Count & Distribution
2.1 Company Type (Listed / Unlisted)
2.2 Annual Statements
2.3 Key Financial Highlights
2.4 Region-wise Breakdown
3. Product / Services
4. SWOT Analysis
4.1 SWOT Overview
5. Recent Developments
5.1 Mergers & Acquisitions
5.2 Partnerships, Collaborations & Joint Ventures
5.3 New Product Launches
5.4 Business Expansion / Divestment
6. Strategic Evaluation
6.1 Corporate Strategy
6.2 Legal Issues
6.3 Analyst Outlook
7. Technology Landscape
-- 7.1.1 Industry Snapshot
-- 7.1.2 IT Spend
-- 7.1.3 Key Information Technology Trends
-- 7.2.1 IT Overview
-- 7.2.2 Key IT Technologies
-- 7.2.3 Recent IT Initiatives
-- 7.2.4 IT Outsourcing Engagements
-- 7.2.5 Key IT Management
-- 7.2.6 CIO/CTO Profile
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