Ajinomoto Co., Inc. is a food company. The Company is an amino acid manufacturer, which uses bioscience and fine chemical technologies to develop businesses in fields other than food. Its segments include Japan food products, international food products, life support and healthcare. The Japan food products segment offers seasonings and processed foods, frozen foods and coffee products. The international food products segment offers seasonings and processed foods, frozen foods, and umami seasonings for processed food manufacturers and sweeteners. The life support segment offers animal nutrition and specialty chemicals. The healthcare segment offers amino acids for intravenous drip, anti-cancer drugs, autoimmune disease drug, pharmaceutical intermediates and active ingredients for anti-aids drug, agrochemical surfactants and natural extracts. Its other business includes the business tie-ups, the packaging business, the logistics business and other service businesses.