Monosodium glutamate — better known as MSG — might be shaking off its negative perception as CPG brands look to the ingredient to create savory flavor profiles and products with lower sodium.
Cultivated meat start-up SuperMeat has partnered with Japanese food giant Ajinomoto to leverage the latter’s expertise in biotechnology and fermentation. Ajinomoto is well positioned to provide global supply chain solutions to cell feed ingredients, SuperMeat...
Ajinomoto has launched a nutrition strategy that the company believes will enable it to leverage its unique expertise in amino acids to deliver solutions that meet its two global strategic priorities: salt reduction and optimal protein intake for the...
Japanese seasonings giant Ajinomoto said it is “accelerating” expansion in the Turkish market when it announced it is acquiring the shares it does not already hold in local manufacturer Kükre.
Global sales of aspartame “decreased considerably” during the first quarter of Ajinomoto’s financial year, according to the company.
Japanese ingredients giant Ajinomoto has begun construction work on a 2bn yen (US$26m) expansion of its flavor seasoning plant in Brazil.
Asda claims victory in aspartame ‘nasty’ case
A High Court judge has found in favour of Asda in its court battle with Ajinomoto over food and beverage ‘no nasties’ labelling, which listed aspartame as an ingredient not used. Ajinomoto plans to appeal.
Senomyx strengthens Ajinomoto partnership
The firm yesterday announced that it has expanded its agreement
with Asian food giant Ajinomoto, making it one of the largest novel
ingredients firms worldwide.
Ajinomoto to acquire Calpis in $680m stock swop
Ajinomoto plans to merge with Japanese compatriot Calpis, in a
bid to further its transformation into a health and nutrition
company and develop more value-added products to meet market
Senomyx, Ajinomoto expand flavor collaboration
Ingredient firm Senomyx and Japanese food and pharma group
Ajinomoto have expanded their flavor collaboration to encompass
additional territories of the United States and Canada.
Danone targets healthy growth in Japan
French dairy group Danone has bought complete control of its
Japanese joint venture, lured by the promise of riches from rapidly
growing consumer demand for healthy dairy products.
Ajinomoto invests in new R&D centre
Japanese food seasonings firm Ajinomoto announced earlier this
month it will invest 5 billion yen (€400,000) in a new R&D
centre at its Kawasaki plant.
Ajinomoto boosts nucleotide exports
Japanese seasonings company Ajinomoto moves deeper into the export
market for the food flavour enhancers - nucleotide seasonings -
unveiling a 6 billion yen factory in Thailand last week.
Ajinomoto invests in lysine
Japanese seasoning producer Ajinomoto said on Monday that it is to
double its Brazilian unit's annual production of amino acid-based
Lysine for animal feed products by the end of 2004.
Rise in profits for Ajinomoto
Japanese food ingredients company Ajinomoto recently announced a
group net profit of 31.4 billion yen (€266.1 million) in 2001/02.
Ajinomoto apologises to Muslims
Ajinomoto, the Japanese food seasoning giant, apologised to the
Muslims of Indonesia this week in several major newspapers over the
use of pig enzymes...