National Mar 1, 2020

Kagoshima isle has sights set on brewing its own cup of joe

A project is underway to produce premium coffee from beans grown on Tokunoshima, an island in Kagoshima Prefecture, on a commercial basis. The project was launched in June 2017 by beverage-maker Ajinomoto AGF Inc., major trading house Marubeni Corp., the town of Isen and the ...

Ajinomoto eyeing further acquisitions in Europe

Business / Corporate Jul 21, 2015

Ajinomoto eyeing further acquisitions in Europe

by Andrew Noel

Ajinomoto Co., the Japanese maker of flavors and food ingredients, has posted an executive in Europe to hunt for acquisition targets in the region, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The executive joined Ajinomoto's European headquarters in the last couple of weeks, ...

Business Sep 11, 2014

Ajinomoto to acquire U.S. frozen foods maker Windsor

Ajinomoto Co. said Wednesday it will acquire U.S. frozen food maker Windsor Quality Holdings LP for about $800 million (about ¥84 billion) in a bid to increase its presence in the vast North American market. A U.S. subsidiary of Ajinomoto, known widely as the producer ...