The Meiji Group, founded in Japan in 1916, provides customers of all ages from infants to seniors with a wide range of products to support healthy and fulfilling lives. From delicious confectioneries and wholesome dairy products to body-enhancing nutrition supplements and vital pharmaceuticals, we make people’s wellness our main mission.
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Meiji America Inc., founded in 2011 as the North American division, manufactures a variety of unique confectioneries and snacks in the U.S. Meiji® is best recognized for its HELLO PANDA™, YAN YAN™ and CHOCOROOMS® brands in the U.S. and Canada.
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Stauffer’s® is a wholly owned subsidiary of Meiji America Inc. and is best recognized for its Original Animal Crackers. The company, founded by David F. Stauffer in 1871, has evolved since its humble beginnings, but has stayed true to its roots by remaining in its York, PA-based headquarters, which has helped Central Pennsylvania become known as the Snack Food Capital of the World. Over the years, the company has added full lines of baked snacks including the popular Snaps, Whales® Baked Cheddar Crackers, seasonal favorites and more – all made in the U.S.A.
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