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    The Launch of Advantame as a New Sweetening Solution

    01 July 2014 Advantame was approved for general use as a sweetener in foods and beverages by the US Food & Drug Administration on May 19. Advantame is also FEMA GRAS approved in the United States for use in frozen dairy applications, milk products, beverages and chewing gums. The ingredient has found success in North America and Asia in applications where it is used to enhance various flavours. Advantame also extends the duration of the sweet taste in confectionery.

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Ajinomoto Company is the world leader in the production and marketing of the sweetening ingredient aspartame. AminoSweet is the brand name for Ajinomoto’s aspartame, chosen because aspartame is a simple ingredient made from two amino acids; the building blocks of protein. It is digested to its components just like other protein-containing foods found widely in the everyday diet including milk, fish and vegetables. Ajinomoto have found in their consumer research that “people simply cannot tell the difference between products sweetened with AminoSweet and those sweetened with sugar.”

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Ajinomoto completes deal for French frozen food company Labeyrie Traiteur Surgeles S.A.S.

06 Nov 2017 --- Ajinomoto Co. has completed procedures for the acquisition of all shares of Labeyrie Traiteur Surgelés S.A.S. (LTS) through its consolidate subsidiary Ajinomoto Foods Europe S.A.S. in accordance with details announced on July 20, 2017.

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Ajinomoto buys majority stake in Spanish agro-business

18 Oct 2017 --- Japanese food and chemical corporation Ajinomoto has acquired the majority shares of a Spanish agro-business, expanding its profile in Europe.

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Kellogg's and Mondelez named in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

14 Sep 2017 --- The Kellogg Company and Mondelez International have both been named in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, an independent validation of the important work the food giants are carrying out in the area of corporate responsibility. The DJSI serves as a benchmark for investors who recognize sustainable business practices as a critical component to generating long-term shareholder value.

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