Maruha Nichiro Holdings Inc. is a Japan-based holding company principally engaged in the marine product business. The Marine Product segment encompasses the catching, farming, purchase, processing and the sale of fish. The Food Product segment manufactures and sells frozen foods, canned foods, fish sausage, retort foods, health foods, livestock products and other prepared goods. The Storage and Distribution segment is engaged in the provision of frozen storage and distribution services for frozen foods. The Others segment is involved in the storage of feed, the marine transportation business, the leasing of real estate, the hotel business, as well as the manufacture and sale of fur. The Company also provides human resource, accounting, finance services. As of March 31, 2012, the Company had 114 subsidiaries and 65 associated companies. On August 1, 2012, the Company sold a Hokkaido-based wholly owned subsidiary.