Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (TYO: 2802), is a Japanese company that produces food seasonings, cooking oils, foods and pharmaceuticals. The literal translation of Aji no Moto is “Essence of Taste,” used as a trademark for the company’s monosodium glutamate (MSG).
As of Feb 2009, Ajinomoto produces around 33% of the world’s MSG. Ajinomoto is active in 23 countries and regions worldwide, employing around 24,861 people as of 2004. Yearly revenue stands at US$9.84 billion.
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Port strike hits Bio Bio fishing sector Chile
It is estimated that some USD 243 million has been lost by the Bio Bío Region due to the national strike that since November 7 has been carried out by port workers.