Summary of Q&A for Results Briefing of the 2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2022 held on November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022
How do you see the change in consumption due to rising market conditions and demand in the marine products business?
Please, tell us about the tolerance in the event of a decline in the fish market price. How did you improve resilience to unfavorable market conditions? What is the impact on the aquaculture business?
What are the challenges of land-based aquaculture? We want to know the progress of land-based mackerel farming.
How do you strengthen the food products business in Japan? Please tell us about the progress on improving profitability other than price increases, such as reviewing the business structure and cutting SKUs.
We would like to confirm the progress of overseas exports of high-purity EPA pharmaceutical raw materials toward European expansion. I would like to know the status of applications to the U.K., which is said to be particularly large.
In the recent M&A situation in the first half of the year, there was an investment in processing plants in France, but what are your thoughts on the restructuring of domestic group companies? For example, are you considering investing in a seafood wholesale company?