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AJINOMOTO'S Employee

34452 people

In 35 countries and areas around the world,
the various employees of the Ajinomoto Group develop
the business stemming from each local culture.

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AJINOMOTO'S Foundation

Since 1909

Our company was founded 109 years ago with the discovery of "umami". The original aspiration of the founder consisting of a "frontier spirit" and the "creation of new value" has been passed down to the present date.

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Plant

123 plants

The Kawasaki Plant, which is the mother plant,
celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014.
We are developing plants now in 24 countries and
areas around the world. We deliver safe and reliable
products to customers throughout the world.

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AJINOMOTO'S Product development area

130 countries/areas

AJI-NO-MOTO® was exported to Taiwan in 1910, which is the
next year of the company's founding. The New York office was
established in 1917. The number of countries and areas selling
Ajinomoto Group products now exceeds 130.

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AJINOMOTO'S Sales amount

1150 billion yen

We offer seasonings, processed foods, beverages,
pharmaceutical products, amino acids, specialty chemicals
and other various products to the world. The sales
composition ratio of Japan to the other countries is
approximately 5 to 5.

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2017 sales composition ratio

Asia 273.9 billion yen

Americas 239.1 billion yen

Europe 114.7 billion yen

Japan 522.3 billion yen

AJINOMOTO'S R&D worker

More than

1170 people

The number of R&D workers of the Ajinomoto Group,
which was approximately 100 in 1956, has increased to approximately
1000 with the growth of the business. This is why the Ajinomoto Group is
said to be an unrivaled food company driven by technology.

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