Amino acid specialist firm Ajinomoto has lauded the findings of a new Japanese study which highlighted the potential of umami ingredients, such as the various glutamate-based substances, to reduce consumer salt intake and improve public health.
The half-year financial performance of major Japanese health foods companies, including Suntory, Meiji, and Kirin, as well as a new study on umami and stress reduction by Ajinomoto are featured in this Japan industry round-up.
In this round-up, we zoom in on new developments in big brands, including how Amway India aims to achieve 90% of its pre-lockdown business by next month, Swisse adopting a ‘digital’ first strategy in India, and Ajinomoto’s debut in the VMS space.
Japan’s food seasoning giant Ajinomoto is proposing amino acids like monosodium glutamate (MSG) as a candidate to help fight dementia and is working on a new range of seasoning products to help improve cognitive health.
This round-up looks at the new developments in Japan's health foods and supplements industry, including Kirin's NPD using matured hop bitter acids and Ajinomoto's plans to seize business opportunities ahead of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics,...