Ajinomoto is a global manufacturer of high-quality seasonings, processed foods, beverages, amino acids, pharmaceuticals and specialty chemicals. For many decades Ajinomoto has contributed to food culture and human health through wide-ranging application of amino acid technologies. Today, the company is becoming increasingly involved with solutions for improved food resources, human health and global sustainability. Founded in 1909 on the production and marketing of Umami seasoning and now operating in 23 countries, Ajinomoto had net sales of 1,170.8 billion yen (12.8 billion USD) in fiscal 2010.
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Dr Eiichiro Kimura
Director of North American Research and Innovation Center, Ajinomoto U.S.A. Inc.