DHC by the numbers

  • Among producers of health foods

    No.1by market share*1

    *1("H.B.Foods Marketing Handbook 2023 Vol.1", Fuji Keizai)

    According to the "H.B.Foods Marketing Handbook 2023 Vol.1", Fuji Keizai, which analyzes the market for foods consumed for health and beauty purposes (health foods) by properties and effects, DHC holds the top market share in 26 categories.

    • œ General Dietary Supplements Market
    • œ Meal Replacement Dietary Supplements Category Market Share
    • œ Liver Function Improvement Supplements
    • œ Beauty Supplements
    • œ Intestinal Supplements
    • œ Meal Replacement Diet Supplements
    • œ Other Diet Supplements
    • œ Cognitive Function Support Supplements
    • œ Other Lifestyle-Related Disease Prevention Supplements
    • œ Antioxidant and Anti-Aging Supplements
    • œ Blood Circulation Supplements
    • œ Basic Nutrition Supplements
    • œ Bone/Joint/Muscle Support Supplements
    • œ Anemia Prevention and Improvement Supplements
    • œ Oral Care Supplements
    • œ Hormonal Balance Supplements
    • œ Relaxation and Sleep Aid Supplements
    • œ Green Charge Supplements
    • œ Liver Function Improvement Supplements: Liver Extract
    • œ Meal Replacement Dietary Supplements: Calorie Controlled Foods
    • œ Gymnema Acid Supplements
    • œ Hem Iron Supplements
    • œ Vitamin and Mineral Supplements: Multivitamins
    • œ St. John's Wort Supplements
    • œ Vegetable Grain Supplements
    • œ Market Trends in Fat/Cholesterol Control Supplements by Concept: Compounds
  • Number of members

    More than 16.02million*2

    *2 (as of May 1, 2024)

    DHC's ever-growing membership base is evidence of strong support among its customers. DHC has earned the loyalty of a wide range of customers across all generations and lifestyles.

  • Number of dealers across Japan

    More than 54,208*3

    *3 (as of June 30, 2023)

    Customers can sample and purchase DHC products at a wide range of retailers suited to their individual lifestyles, including direct management stores, convenience stores, drug stores, major supermarkets, and more.

  • Total sales of Olive Sube-Sube series

    More than 380million units*4

    *4 (Total series sales from January 1993 through October 2021, including collaborative products)

    The Olive Sube-Sube series, the basis of DHC skin care and our most popular skincare series, makes full use of the power of olives and other plants.

  • DHC Olive Virgin Oil

    Over40-year long seller*5

    *5 (as of 2022)

    DHC Olive Virgin Oil is a beauty essence rich in natural beauty ingredients. The 100% natural beauty essence has won the support of countless loyal customers since its introduction in 1980.

  • Number of qualified medical personnel on staff


    *6 (as of June 30, 2023)

    DHC employees include numerous qualified medical personnel, who play active roles in various areas, including research and development and helpdesk services. We have also established four special-purpose helpdesks staffed by full-time physicians, pharmacists, senior nutritionists, and other experts who can offer a wealth of clinical experience, advice, and follow-up services.

  • Number of health food products offered


    *7 (as of June 30, 2023) (including pet supplements)

    As one of Japan's largest health food companies, DHC has assembled a wide-ranging product line to support healthy lifestyles.

  • DHC Protein Diet

    A weight loss success rate of95.5“*8

    *8 Percentage of subjects reporting weight loss of 0.1 kg or more since starting the diet, based on reports from 112 subjects (male and female, ages 24-58) who replaced 1-2 meals/day with DHC Protein Diet products for three months in 2015-2017. Under the diet and health guidance by DHC Diet Counseling Office, exercise and DHC products other than the protein diet were also used.

    DHC Protein Diet is a best-selling meal replacement product based on a single-meal replacement strategy that promotes healthy, stress-free dieting.

  • An apparel and lingerie lineup

    More than12,000items*9

    *9 (as of June 30, 2023)

    DHC introduces new products every month to reflect current trends and customer needs. Our lineup offers a dazzling array of sizes and colors.

  • Total clients of the translation and interpretation business

    More than10,000companies

    Since launching its translation and interpretation business in 1972, DHC has followed through on its vision of delivering accurate and idiomatic translation and interpretation services with rapid turnaround times and affordable pricing. This approach, along with the high quality of our services, has resonated with clients, whose numbers have grown to more than 10,000 companies as of February 2021.

  • Providing translation services in

    44 languages

    Across a wide range of languages, subjects, and document types, DHC assigns translation projects to specialists in their individual fields. In keeping with our uncompromising quality standards, we deliver accurate and natural-sounding translations that incorporate extensive revisions and client feedback.

  • Languages

    English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese (traditional, simplified), Korean, Arabian, Eastern European languages, Scandinavian languages, Southeast Asian languages (44 languages in total)


    Computers, machinery, health/medicine, electronics, electrical, telecommunications, semiconductors, automotive, finance, economics, construction, science, nuclear power, aeronautics, military/defense, steel, metals, law, sports, and arts