Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad is awell-established and reputable food production organisation and began itsbusiness operation as AJI-NO-MOTO Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) producer in 1961Ajinomoto 2006. Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad is one of the first Japanesecompanies in Malaysia and was discovered by a chemist, Dr Kikunae Ikeda at theUniversity of Tokyo in 1908. Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Ltd. has evolved into adiversified brand name for a dynamic food and condiment manufacturer marketing,which Malaysia has trusted for decades and it was operating into twosegmentation which are consumer commerce and industrial businesses. Throughout the years, Ajinomoto hasbeen running through two distinct parts: (1) umami and (2) food and flavoring. Theproducts that produced through fermentation process are categorized into Umamisegment.
For example, MSG and related products. On the other hand, the productsthat produced through extraction and mixing are fall under food and flavouring section.For instance, industrial condiments, TUMIX and related condiments. Othersegments of products such as industrial sweeteners, frozen foods and provisionof food-related services also sold by the company.
In addition, the brand of the retails productsincludes AJI-NO-MOTO, TUMIX, SERI-AJI, VONO, AJI-SHIO, Pal Sweet, AJI-MIX,AJI-NO-MOTO PLUS, AJIAROMA, AJIMATE and ACTIVA TG (Reuters n.d.). Apart fromthat, the company also offers industrial products which called as ‘TENCHO’. There are including HVP (Hydrolysed VegetableProtein), AJI-AROMA, AJI-NO-MOTOR®PLUS, AJIMATE and ACTIVA TG. Theseindustrial products are widely used by industrial producers for food processingpurpose.
For instance, instant noodles, sauce, condiments, snacks and processedfoods. The products and services currently available in Malaysia, the MiddleEast, other Asian countries and internationally. Successfully, Ajinomoto has evolvedinto a dynamic food and condiment maker whose brand name is Malaysian Trust fordecades. Nowadays, our AJI-NO-MOTO® flavour seasoning not only become anindispensable part of every family but also by hawkers and professional chefsin restaurants all over the world to enhance the taste of any dishes.