The AJINOMOTO Group
The world leader in the production of amino acids by fermentation
As summed up by one of the Group mottos, “far ahead, but not far from you”, AJINOMOTO CO. looks towards and anticipates the future whilst remaining close to its customers and attentive to their specific needs.
Based in Japan, where it is a major player in the Food Industry, AJINOMOTO CO. is the leading global producer of amino acids by fermentation for the pharmaceutical, food and feed industries. The Group is present in 23 countries around the world with, in particular, 102 industrial sites in 16 countries.
Thanks to its 900 scientists and 11 laboratories and research centers, this permanent research effort enables the company to improve production processes, making it possible to not only guarantee the competitiveness of the Group’s plants but also to identify new applications and openings for amino acids