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Ajinomoto Co Inc ADR AJINY

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Company Profile

Business Description

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.

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15-1, Kyobashi 1-chome, Chuo-ku
Tokyo, 104-8315, Japan
T +81 352508111
Sector Consumer Defensive
Industry Packaged Foods
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2020
Fiscal Year End Mar 31, 2020
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Employees 41,528