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Ajinomoto Group

Ajinomoto Group is a Japanese food and biotechnology corporation that produces seasonings, cooking oils, frozen foods, beverages, sweeteners and amino acids. The group is the world’s largest manufacturer of amino acids and sells its products in over 130 countries. Its leading product categories include umami seasonings (AJI-NO-MOTO), consommé (Ajinomoto KK Consommé), Japanese flavour seasonings (HON-DASHI), soups (Knorr Cup Soup) and menu seasonings (Cook Do). Outside of food, Ajinomoto also has activities in healthcare and pharmaceuticals.

Ranking position
#13 /350
Total score
43.4 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 62.5 /100 #4


#1 44.7 /100 #17


#1 34.0 /100 #24

Social inclusion

#1 45.0 /100 #33
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Agricultural products and commodities #4
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #9

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities

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  1. 2021

More about the company

Tokyo, Japan
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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