Ajinomoto Group History

2000

AGP (Ajinomoto Group Principles) became effective.

Established Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Co., Ltd.

Established Lianyungang Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Co., Ltd. in China.

Retort curry WEIDUDU

2001

Established SHANGHAI HOUSE AJI-NO-MOTO FOODS CO., LTD.

2002

Established Shanghai Ajinomoto Seasoning Co., Ltd.

AJINOMOTO INDIA PVT. Ltd AJINOMOTO FOODS EUROPE S.A.S.

2003

Took a stake in Gaban Asaoka Co., Ltd. (the present Gaban Co., Ltd.).

AJINOMOTO soccer Stadium opened in Tokyo.

Established J-OIL MILLS, INC.

Established AJINOMOTO INDIA PVT. Ltd.

Established AJINOMOTO FOODS EUROPE S.A.S. in France.

The factory of SHANGHAI HOUSE FOODS CO., LTD. The initial premises of OOO "AJINOMOTO"

2004

Established SHANGHAI HOUSE FOODS CO., LTD.

Established Xiamen Ajinomoto Life Ideal Foods Co., Ltd.

Established OOO "AJINOMOTO" in Russia.

Established Ajinomoto Group Training Center in Japan.

2005

Established Ajinomoto Medica Co., Ltd.

2006

Acquired Amoy Food Group companies from Groupe Danone.

2007

Alliance with YAMAKI Co., Ltd.

2008

Established Food Development & Technology Center.

Ajinomoto National Training Center

2009

Opened Ajinomoto National Training Center in Tokyo. Agreed on the acquisition of the naming rights with the Japanese Olympic Committee.

Hapima -Chicken masala - introduced

2010

Introduced the slogan, "Eat Well, Live Well."

Established Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.

Hapima Chicken Masala was launched in India

2011

Established Ajinomoto Istanbul Food Sales Ltd.

Established Ajinomoto Bangladesh Ltd.

Established Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Group, Inc.

Established Ajinomoto Foods Egypt S.A.E.

Established AJINOMOTO AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST S.A. (Côte d'Ivoire, December).

Established Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Group, Inc.

Established Ajinomoto Foods Egypt S.A.E.

Established AJINOMOTO AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST S.A. (Côte d'Ivoire, December).

Nabe Cube

2012

Started supporting 6 new projects in Cambodia, etc. through the AIN (the Ajinomoto International Cooperation Network for Nutrition and Health) Program.

Promoted the "Health/Nutrition Seminars" that support "healthy mind and body" as part of the support for the Great East Japan Earthquake and held 234 seminars total, continuing the efforts in 2013.

Launched Ajinomoto KK "Nabe Cube" (August).

Dissolved partnership with Calpis Co., Ltd. by selling all outstanding shares (October)

Established Ajinomoto Genexine Co., Ltd. in Korea (manufacturing/sales of culture media for animal cells) (November).

Hapima Fried Rice Original Amino Aile

2013

AJINOMOTO AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST S.A. established a factory for packaging AJI-NO-MOTO in Côte d'Ivoire (April)

Ajinomoto Co., (Thailand) Ltd. established a new factory for the production of AJI-NO-MOTO in Ayutthaya Province (July)

Launched Amino Aile, a fundamental food product, that helps senior citizens have a longer and healthier life (November)

Hapima Fried Rice Mix –Original was launched in India

Hapima Crispy Fry Mix Hapima Fried Rice Mix - H&S StemFit® AK03 Ajinomoto Genexine Co., Ltd.

2014

Hapima Fried Rice Mix – Original / Hot & Spicy and Hapima Crispy Fry Mix were launched in India

Succeeded in the joint development of StemFit® AK03, an iPS/ES cell culture medium, with the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University (February)

PT Lautan Ajinomoto Fine Ingredients (LAFI) began full-scale operation of a new plant that produces cosmetic ingredients (March)

Opened Lahore Office in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (July)

Ajinomoto Genexine Co., Ltd. (South Korea) began full-scale operation of its new plant that produces culture media for use in the manufacture of biotechnology-based medicine (August)

Ajinomoto North America, Inc. (AJINA) acquired Windsor Quality Holdings, LP, a US company that manufactures and sells frozen food (November)

Ajinomoto India Pvt. Ltd.

2015

Ajinomoto India started its operations in the year 2003. The new manufacturing plant was set up in 2015 at OneHub Chennai.

The current product range includes Hapima Fried Rice Mix - Original/Hot & Spicy/Crispy Fry Mix

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