1905: Setting the Foundation for a Century of Caring


Mead Johnson was built on a foundation of science-based nutrition. It was one of the first companies in the United States to focus scientific research on nutrition for infants and children.

The company was founded in Jersey City, New Jersey, by Edward Mead Johnson, Sr. He started the company after leaving Johnson & Johnson, which he co-founded with his brother. Over the course of more than 100 years, Mead Johnson has introduced a wide range of innovative infant feeding products, pharmaceuticals and enteral and parenteral nutrition products.

1905: Helping People Lead Healthier Lives From the Beginning


Caroid, a digestive aid and one of the Company's earliest products, helped the new venture thrive.