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Fine Chemicals Business

Drawing on our unique technologies for utilizing plant resources, the Nisshin OilliO Group provides materials and additives to a wide range of industries.

Products that harness "the natural power of plants," developed from our unique techniques for synthesizing, refining, extracting and formulating, as well as from biotechnology, are used in many aspects of everyday life, from cosmetics, foods and pharmaceuticals to industrial products.

Product Lineup

Raw materials for cosmetics and toiletries, chemicals, medium-chain triacylglycerols, lecithin, tocopherol (Vitamin E), others

Business Environment
Raw Materials for Cosmetics
Main Measures
  • We expanded sales channels, and actively marketed products to overseas users.
Sales Trends
  • Sales volume and value both rose year on year, on a steady rise in exports to Europe, the United States and Asia.
Sales Trends
  • Sales volume was on a par with the previous fiscal year.
  • Sales declined year on year, due mainly to a greater proportion of sales of low-priced items.
Medium-Chain Triacylglycerols
Sales Trends
  • Sales volume and value both rose year on year, as exports to Asia recovered as a result of greater demand due to the exceptionally hot summer.
Business Results

As a result, net sales in the Fine Chemicals Business segment rose 2.1% from the previous fiscal year to ¥5,864 million, with operating income up 158.2% to ¥428 million.

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