Ajinomoto Co Inc starts newly expanded amino acid production line in Shanghai, China

Ajinomoto expands amino acid production in Shanghai, China

9:56 AM, 9th December 2013
Ajinomoto Co Inc business news

TOKYO, JAPAN: Shanghai Ajinomoto Amino Acid Co Ltd, subsidiary of Ajinomoto Co Inc, has begun operation of its newly expanded amino acid production line in Shanghai, China. The expansion for the facility’s capacity to manufacture pharmaceutical-grade amino acids is essential to help Ajinomoto meet demand in the steadily-growing market globally.

Ajinomoto estimates that global amino acid demands will exceed 60,000 metric tonne in 2025. Therefore, the company plans to expand amino acids production capacity to more than 20,000 metric tonne before 2020 and to reach 30,000 metric tonne in 2025.

 

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