Ajinomoto exhibits products at Lagos Trade Fair


By Olabode Jegede

Currently, Ajinomoto is exhibiting various seasonal products at the ongoing Lagos Trade Fair.

The West Africa Seasoning Company Limited, an affiliate of the Ajinomoto Co. Inc., is introducing new products that bring out the preferred delicious in dishes at the trade fair.

AJI-NO-MOTO® delivers Umami to dishes while bringing out the flavours of other ingredients and harmonizing the overall taste of the dish. It is characteristic due to its white crystal form that is both odourless and heat resistant. It can be utilized with a wide range of ingredients and cooking methods to boost the flavor of all kinds of dishes, east or west

The Lagos International Trade Fair is the largest International Trade Fair in Nigeria which provides opportunities for various sector groups and professionals to present new products and new ideas.

Also, foreign visitors have the privilege of visiting places of interest in the country through hospitality and tourism programme.

Ajinomoto Umami seaso-ning is processed from sugar cane whereby its juice is extracted, Sugar is separated from molasses and then, a thick dark syrup is fermented.

The fermentation process converts the molasses into glumatic acid in which crystals are formed during the heating and fermentation process.

Moreover, the mixture is then liquified so that it can be neutralized and decolourized.

The pure white monosodium glutamate (MSG) crystals is produced with further heating and evaporation that is then packaged into a famous red and white AJI-NO-MOTO® after it has been separated and dried.