Main business activities of Morinaga are the manufacture, purchase, and sale of confectionaries (caramel, biscuits, chocolate, etc.), foods (cocoa, cake mix, etc.), frozen desserts (ice cream, etc.), and health products (jelly drinks, etc.). Founded as Morinaga’s Western Confectionary Shop in 1899, the company now has over 1300 employee with over 180 BJY sales. Morinaga’s candy technology began with caramels when the company was founded. The mission of Morinaga is to contribute to the realisation of abundant, safe eating choices and the promotion of health among the people of the world.