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Our History

Mead Johnson Nutrition’s recognition as a world leader in pediatric nutrition can be traced back to the company’s founding in 1905 by Edward Mead Johnson, Sr.

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Our Vision:

To be the world's leading nutrition company for babies and children.

About Mead Johnson

  • For more than a century, our company has led the way in developing safe, high-quality, innovative products to help meet the nutritional needs of infants and children. With more than 70 products in over 50 countries, Mead Johnson products are trusted by millions of parents and healthcare professionals around the world.

    Commitment to Innovation

    Mead Johnson is committed to advancing the science of pediatric nutrition around the world. To further its efforts, the company has established the Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute (MJPNI). The MJPNI connects innovative scientific technology and research with cutting-edge manufacturing, as well as educational initiatives for academics, healthcare professionals and consumers. We have established a growing global network of MJPNI technology centers that represent an investment of over $40 million above and beyond baseline research and development spending.

    Commitment to Corporate Citizenship

    Proper nutrition is critical to providing a child with a best start, but it’s not the only ingredient for success. The people of Mead Johnson conduct business with integrity and seek out ways to foster strong communities and a healthy environment for generations to come. The company’s corporate citizenship program ties into these ideas with three pillars: serving the marketplace, protecting the environment and nurturing communities.