Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc.

Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc.


Delicious and healthful solutions for free standing and multi-unit restaurants, meal kits, lodging & hospitality, and military & institutions.

Quality, consistency and cost saving solutions in all areas of food service operations

We offer several solutions to optimize benefits for foodservice operations.  From achieving product consistency and quality to cost optimization and shelf stability, we have solutions for you. 

Foodservice distributor
Foodservice company

Exceptional Quality, Cost Reduction, Simplified Production Technique

Where culinary tradition meets modern day food science.

Exceptional Quality

We provide a consistent supply of clean label ingredients made from bones, shells, and vegetables with zero preservatives or fillers. Our ingredients are 100% traceable.

Significant Cost Reduction

Our ingredient solutions deliver significant reductions in the areas of labor cost resources as well as equipment time needed to produce.

Simple & Safe Food Production

Products are shelf stable with 2-year ambient shelf life. Products are simply reconstituted at service with water. All products are produced in a BRC “A” rated production facility. All products are made from the highest quality traceable raw materials with zero additives or fillers.

Food Service Applications

Our solutions support many aspects of this industry.

Multi-unit Restaurants

Multi-unit Restaurants

Restaurant ingredient simplification improving quality, consistency and profitability.

Meal Kits

Meal Kits

Simplifying high volume product production in both commissary style kitchen production and individual ready to consume formats.

Lodging & Hospitality

Lodging & Hospitality

Simplifying production of stocks and sauces with significant reduction in labor resources while improving quality and consistency.

Military & Institutions

Military & Institutions

Easily and consistently produce large quantities of stocks and sauces that are high quality and flavorful.

Food Service Products

Enhance delicious taste with our line of flavorful stocks, broths, and sauces.

More Than Gourmet Industrial Stock

Stocks, Broths and Sauce Concentrates

More Than Gourmet's Culinary Grade™ products for industrial and food service applications.

Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

Delicious sodium reduction with the essence of umami.

Food-Grade Amino Acids

The highest quality amino acids to enrich your products.

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A new study published in the Journal of Food Science suggests monosodium glutamate (MSG) can be used to significantly reduce sodium while also promoting the enjoyment of better-for-you foods like grains and vegetables.

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While naturally rich in umami, cheese, especially aged cheeses, also tend to be high in salt. This is especially true of processed cheese products, such as flavored cheese balls. If approached by a leading CPG client to reformulate its flavored spreadable cheddar cheese “party” ball to reduce sodium and enhance flavor, the product support team at Ajinomoto Health and Nutrition would approach the challenge with the goal of attaining a 25% reduction in total sodium chloride levels, while imparting a delicious aged character to the end product.
With millions of consumers expressing a desire to lower the amount of salt—sodium chloride—in their daily diets, stress typically has been placed on cutting out any ingredient with the word “sodium” in it. But strict removal of all things sodium means that those same consumers are missing out on one of the most effective salt-lowering solutions they can get: monosodium glutamate (MSG).
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