Morinaga & Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture, purchase, and sale of confectioneries. It operates through the following business segments: Food Manufacturing, Food Merchandise and Restaurant, Real Estate and Services, and Others. The Food Manufacturing segment manufactures and distributes confectioneries, foodstuffs, frozen desserts, and health products. The Food Merchandise and Restaurant segment involves with the operation of restaurants. The Real Estate and Services segment deals with real estate business and operation of golf courses. The Others segment includes the manufacture and sale of research reagents. The company was founded by Taichiro Morinaga on August 15, 1899 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.