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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 nearly three fourths of group sales and 80%-plus of profits with nearly two thirds generated overseas. Healthcare and function materials (mainly Ajinomoto build-up film, or ABF), the key growth drivers through 2030, make up the balance of its business portfolio. The nonfood businesses are expected to contribute half of the group profits by 2030, boosted by ABF and CDMO growth.

  • Contact

    15-1, Kyobashi 1-chome
    Chuo-ku
    Tokyo 104-8315
    JPN

    T: +81 352508111

    http://www.ajinomoto.co.jp

  • Sector

    Consumer Defensive

    Stock type

    Defensive

  • Industry

    Packaged Foods

    Fiscal Year End

    31 March 2025

    Employees

    43,318

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