It has been more than 107 years since Professor Kikunae Ikeda discovered Umami in food and Mr. Saburosuke Suzuki II commercialised an Umami seasoning under the brand name of AJI-NO-MOTO®.
Now, more than a century later, Ajinomoto’s seasoning products have become an indispensable item in almost every household.
Ajinomoto Umami Seasoning
Ajinomoto Umami seasoning is a world renowned brand for Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). Ajinomoto makes food taste better with a little dash added before, during or after cooking which bring out the full flavour of any dishes.
Ajinomoto is widely used not only by homemakers to enhance the taste of any dishes but also by hawkers and professional chefs in restaurants all over the world. It is also added into variety of processed foods, frozen foods, soups, snacks, instant noodles, etc.
Since 1909, Ajinomoto seasoning has been safely used throughout the world and it is also one of the most extensively researched food ingredients with more than hundreds of scientific studies affirming the safety of MSG consumption.
What is Umami?
Umami, the powerful fifth taste, is important for balancing the flavors in many of the foods we eat.It’s the meaty, savory deliciousness that deepens flavor and the reason warm broth, seared meats and aged cheeses are so satisfying.
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is the purest form of umami, which is a taste that brings out the savory deliciousness of food and adds dimension to the flavors.
Ajinomoto has a wide range of functional savory seasoning products which call as ‘Tencho’. These ‘Tencho’ products are widely used by industrial producer in food processing such as instant noodle, seasoning, snack food, sauce, processed food and etc.
Available Tencho products include a wide range of seasonings and flavor enhancers such as Hydrolysed Vegetable Protein (HVP), Aji Aroma, Aji-No-Moto Plus, Ajimate, and Activa TG.