Notice regarding the Trade Name Change of Benirei, a Seafood Wholesale Subsidiary

Feb. 15, 2024
Marubeni Corporation

Marubeni will integrate its seafood trading operations into its subsidiary Benirei Corporation (hereinafter, “Benirei”) from April 1, 2024 with the aim of further strengthening the Marubeni Group’s seafoods business. Furthermore, the subsidiary’s trade name will be changed to “Marubeni Seafoods Corporation” as of July 1, 2024.

Benirei, which primarily focuses on seafoods wholesale, has been providing a stable supply of seafoods across Japan by acquiring its products from all over the world as well as planning products in line with market needs. The Marubeni Group will further expand its businesses by integrating the seafoods trading know-how and the resources Marubeni has cultivated to date into Benirei, including for in-house import and export functions, which will enable Benirei to respond quickly and flexibly to market needs.

About the New Trade Name:
New Trade Name: Marubeni Seafoods Corporation

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Benirei Overview:

Current trade name: Benirei Corporation (Changing to “Marubeni Seafoods Corporation” from July 1, 2024)
Representative: Masayuki Yano
Head office: Shibaura Square Building 5F, 4-9-25 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Establishment: December,1946
Main business: Seafoods wholesale business, cold storage business
Capital: 640.9 million yen
Major shareholders and ownership ratio: Marubeni Corporation, 99.8%
Sales (consolidated): 90.7 billion yen (FYE March 2023)
Affiliated companies: Benirei Logistics Co., Ltd. (No change in company name)
Website: https://www.benirei.co.jp/