Ranking Profile - Ajinomoto Co Inc


Ajinomoto Co Inc (Ajinomoto) is a food producer that focuses on foods, bioscience fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals and health products. It carries out research, development and production of sauce and seasonings, and provides quick nourishment products including Knorr cup soup products, coffee beverage products, office supplies, coffee vending machines, bakery products, nucleotides, processed foods, edible oils, amino acids, animal nutrition, frozen foods, beverages, sweeteners, amino acids for pharmaceuticals and foods. Ajinomoto also provides biopharma services, functional materials and specialty chemicals. The company markets its products under AJI-NO-MOTO, HON-DASHI, amino VITAL, Cook Do, Knorr, Blendy, Birdy, Masako, AjiPro, and Glyna brand names. Its products find application in restaurants and foodservice industries. The company’s operations are spread across Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. Ajinomoto is headquartered in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Company info

Country (HQ): Japan
Sector: Consumer Packaged Goods
Market Cap (US$ m): 19,918
Revenue (US$ m): 10,041 (2023)

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