Ajinomoto Co Inc

Overview

Ajinomoto Co Inc (Ajinomoto) is a food products company that focuses on foods, bioscience fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals and health. It carries out research and development and production of seasonings, and provides Knorr cup soup products, processed foods, edible oils, amino acids, animal nutrition, frozen foods, sweeteners, beverages, amino acids, pharmaceuticals and specialty chemicals. The company also provides solutions for improved food resources, human health and global sustainability. Ajinomoto is also involved in wellness, packaging, logistics and other services. Its products find application in restaurants and institutions. The company’s operations are spread across Europe, Africa, Japan, Asia and Americas. Ajinomoto is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Key Stats
Address
1-15-1, Kyobashi, Chuo-Ku, CHUO-KU, Tokyo
Headquarters

Japan

Contact

81 3 52508111

No of Employees

33,461

Industry

Consumer Packaged Goods

Ticker Symbol & Exchange​

2802 [TYO]

Revenue (2021)

$10,107 m

-2.6% (2021 vs 2020)
Net Income (2021)

$560 m

215.2% (2021 vs 2020)
Net Profit Margin

6 %

224.6% (2021 vs 2020)
Market Cap *

$17,145 m

EPS *

$1

  *Note: Ratios based on the share price as of 8-September-2021, in absolute numbers and US$.

Peer Comparison

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Key Information
Headquarters Japan Switzerland United States of America South Korea
Headquarter City CHUO-KU VEVEY PURCHASE SEOUL
Headquarter State/Province Tokyo - New York -
No. of Employees 33,461 273,000 291,000 5,122
Entity Type Public Public Public Public

Products & Services

Ajinomoto is a provider of seasonings and processed foods. The major products and services offered by the company include the following:

Products
  • Seasonings
  • Processed Foods
  • Frozen Foods
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Services
  • Contract Manufacturing:
  • API Biologics (Protein and Peptide)
  • API Chemical
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Brands
  • AJI-NO-MOTO
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Key Financial Charts
Sales Growth
Operating Margin
Net Income Growth
EPS (Earnings per Share)
Debt to Equity Ratio
Return on Assets

Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Takaaki Nishii President; Chief Executive Officer Executive Board 2021 62 Mr. Takaaki Nishii has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of the company since 2021. Prior to this...
Hiroshi Fukushi Executive Vice President Executive Board 2021 63 Mr. Hiroshi Fukushi has been the Chief Digital Officer, Executive Vice-President, and Director of the company since 2021. Prior to...
Masatoshi Ito Chairman Executive Board 2015 73 Mr. Masatoshi Ito has been the Chairman of the company since June 2015. Prior to this, he served as the...
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History

Year Event Description
2021 Corporate Changes/Expansions In April, the company established a Generation Z Business Creation Department in its Food Products…
2021 Contracts/Agreements In March, the company entered into a license agreement with Peak Therapeutics Inc to create…
2021 Contracts/Agreements In May, the company announced its plan to invest in Saka No Tochu Co. Ltd.
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Locations


Ajinomoto (China) Co., Ltd.

Address

Chaoyang District, Beijing East Bridge Road, No. 8 North Tower
China

Telephone

86 10 58696706

Website

http://www.ajinomoto.com.cn/
Ajinomoto Foods Europe SAS

Address

Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 20, Hamburg
Germany

Telephone

39 40 3749360

Website

www.ajinomoto-europe.com
Ajinomoto Vietnam Company Ltd

Address

5th Floor, Golden Tower, No. 6, Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam

Telephone

84 28 39301929

Website

www.ajinomoto.com.vn
Ajinomoto Poland SP Z.O.O.

Address

ul. Sobieskiego 104, 00 764 Warszawa
Poland

Telephone

48 22 460 00 70

Website

http://www.ajinomoto.com.pl/
P.T. Ajinomoto Indonesia

Address

Jl. Laksda Yos Sudarso No. 77-78 Sunter, Jakarta City
Indonesia

Telephone

62 21 65304455

Website

www.ajinomoto.co.id
Ajinomoto Trading, Inc.

Address

11th floor, Tradepia Odaiba, 3-1, Daiba, 2-chome, Minato-ku
Japan

Telephone

81 3 35284411

Website

www.ajitrade.com
Ajinomoto (Singapore) Private Limited

Address

460 Alexandra Road #11-04/05 Psa Building, Singapore
Singapore

Telephone

65 62572022

Website

www.ajinomoto.com.sg
Ajinomoto AGF Inc

Address

Shimomoto Building, 1-46-3 Hatsudai, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo City
Japan

Telephone

81 3 53658900

Website

www.agf.co.jp

Deals

Number of Deals
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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
14 May 2021 Sakano Secures USD7.57 Million in Series C Funding Venture Financing Sumitomo Mitsui Marine Capital; Hack Ventures Co., Ltd.; Ajinomoto Co Inc; Taliki Inc; House Foods Group Innovation Fund; The Kyoto Shinkin Bank; GLIN Impact Capital Sakano Co Ltd
20 Apr 2021 Daiz Secures USD17.07 Million in Series B Venture Funding Venture Financing Marubeni Corp; Shinkin Capital Co., Ltd.; Ajinomoto Co Inc; Kemuri Ventures Limited Liability Company; Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Capital Co Ltd; The Norinchukin Bank; ENEOS Innovation Partners GK; Nippon Steel Trading Corp; QB Capital; Golden Asia Fund Ventures, Ltd.; Kirin Holdings Co Ltd; Global Brain Corp; Kichiri Holdings & Co Ltd; Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co Ltd; Kanematsu Corp DAIZ Co., Ltd.
26 Mar 2021 Bright Peak Therapeutics Enters into Licensing Agreement with Ajinomoto Licensing Agreement Bright Peak Therapeutics Inc Ajinomoto Co Inc
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