Ajinomoto was founded 109 years ago with the discovery of “umami”. Founder’s “pioneering spirit” and desire to “create new values” have survived to this day.
In 30 countries and regions, Ajinomoto Group employees develop the work done in accordance with the roots of each local culture.
Ajinomoto Group R&D department, which consisted of 100 employees in 1956, reached 1,700 people with the growth of the company. With its strong R&D infrastructure, Ajinomoto Group is unrivaled among food companies that walk with technology.
With 118 factories around the world, it supplies the world with spices, processed foods, beverages, medicinal products, amino acids, specialty chemicals and more.
It entered the Izmir market by purchasing the Kemal Kükrer and Bizim Mutfak production facilities in Izmir.