Our History and Milestone

Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad started its business operations in 1961 as AJI-NO-MOTO® Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) producer. It is one of the very first Japanese companies to be set up in Malaysia. Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad has since grown into a dynamic food and seasoning manufacturer marketing diverse brand name that is trusted by Malaysian for decades. Our AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami seasoning has become an indispensable item in almost every household.

The Milestones of Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad

1961

Establishment of Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Co., Ltd

1963

Corporate name changed to Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Sdn Nhd

1965
1965

Commencement of "AJI-NO-MOTO" plant operations Awarded Halal Certification

1968

Company name was changed to Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Bread as the public company

1971

Launch of "AJI-EKI" (Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Liquid)

1978
1978

Launch of "AJI-SHIO" Table Topping Seasoning

1982

Inauguration of Effluent Treatment Management (SALAM)

1988
1988

Launch of "AJI-PLUS" Blended Flavour Enhancer

1989
1989

Launch of "PAL SWEET" Sweetener
Launch of Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP) Powder

1992
1992

Launch of "AJI-AROMA" Flavour Enhancing Seasoning

1993
1993
  • Establishment of Production 2 (Seasonings and food production line) factory
  • Launch of "AJIMATE" Taste Enhancing Seasoning
  • Awarded "AJI-NO-MOTO" Product Certification
1994
1994

Launch of "AJI-MIX" Blended Seasoning

1996
1996

Launch of "SERI-AJI" Menu 
Specific Seasoning

1998
1998

Awarded ISO 9001 Certification

2000
2000

Launch of "Slim Up" Sweetener

2003
2003

Launch of "TUMIX" 
Stock Seasoning

2004
2004

Awarded HACCP Certification

2005
2005

Launch of "VONO" Instant Soup
Launch of "ACTIVA" TG Series

2006
2006

Awarded ISO 14001 Certification

2008
2008

Awarded OHSAS 18001 Certification

2010
2010

Launch of "Ajinomoto Brand" Chicken Stock

2011
2011

50th Anniversary of Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad

2012

Establishment of Chicken Meat Powder Plant

2014

Establishment of ASEAN Application Centre

2017

Hydrolysed Vegetable Protein {HVP} process improvement

2019
2019

Rasa Sifu - Launch of "Rasa Sifu™" All in One Seasoning

2020
2020

Launch of aminoVITAL®️ - Sports Drink