Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd. (江崎グリコ株式会社) is a Japanese confectionery company headquartered in Osaka. The company manufactures the traditional Glico caramel candy, as well as Pocky (also known as Mikado in Europe), and many others. The company name, Glico, is derived from a shortening of the word glycogen.
The company was also the main sponsor of the anime series Tetsujin 28 (the original Japanese version of Gigantor). (Wikipedia)