About Lotte Co., Ltd.
Meito Sangyo Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company engaged in production and sale of confectionary, with main products as chewing gum, chocolate, cookies, candy and ice cream.
Founded in 1948, the company’s head office is in Tokyo with 3700 employees with over 217 million JPY paid-in capital.
The company’s name, Lotte, was taken from the heroine, Charlotte, of The Sorrows of Young Werther, written by the German great author Goethe. The corporate message, “Sweetheart of Your Mouth,” embodies Lotte’s desire to always be loved by everyone just as Charlotte is known as the “eternal love.”