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Ajinomoto is Japan’s leading food company specializing in amino acids and seasonings derived from amino-acid fermentation technologies. It also produces processed foods including dry soup mixes, frozen foods, and beverage products. Apart from the consumer business, it is a key supplier of MSG and nucleotides to global food manufacturers including Nestle. The food business represents more than three quarters of group sales and 80-plus% of profits with roughly half generated overseas. Animal nutrition, healthcare, and specialty chemicals make up the balance of its business portfolio.
Tokyo, 104-8315, Japan