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Ajinomoto completes expansion of amino acids capacity in China

1:31 AM MST | December 9, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

Ajinomoto (Tokyo) says that its Shanghai Ajinomoto Amino Acid (Shanghai, China) subsidiary has completed the previously announced expansion of production capacity for amino acids for use in pharmaceuticals and foods. The newly expanded amino acid production line has become operational and the expansion of capacity to manufacture pharmaceutical-grade amino acids enables Ajinomoto meet demand in the steadily-growing global market, the company says. Ajinomoto estimates that global demand for amino acid will exceed 60,000 m.t./year in 2025. Therefore, the company...

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