All Ajinomoto Group employees, based in 30 countries and regions develop our works in accordance with the origins of each regional culture.
Our company was established 109 years ago with the discovery of “umami”. Our founder’s “pioneering spirit” and desire to “create new values” have survived to date.
The Ajinomoto Group R&D department, which employed 100 people in 1956, now boasts up to 1,700 people with the growth of the company. Ajinomoto Group’s robust R&D infrastructure is unrivalled among food companies operating with technology.
FOOD SALES IN 130
AJI-NO-MOTO® opened its head office in Taiwan, one year after the company’s establishment. The New York office was opened in 1917. Currently, more than 130 countries and regions sell Ajinomoto Group products.
Running 118 factories all over the globe, we provide spices, processed food, beverages, medical products, amino acids, speciality chemicals and more to the world.
COUNTRIES / REGIONS
We provide services to 30 countries and regions.