Nagase & Co., Ltd. establishes the Food Ingredients Department that covers sales and solution provision of food ingredients, food additives, functional ingredients etc., within the Life & Healthcare segment on April 1.

The other existing department in the Life & Healthcare segment, the Life & Healthcare Products Department, covers cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. There will be no change of segment disclosure.

In our mid-term management plan ACE -2020 ending in fiscal 2020, we set Life & Healthcare segment as one of a focus areas. We aim to achieve further growth by utilizing NAGASE Group’s comprehensive capabilities in each business area to provide solutions to the customers, markets and society.