Ajinomotoannounces the platinum sponsor (highest rank)

Ajinomotoannounces the platinum sponsor (highest rank)


Ajinomotoannounces the platinum sponsor (highest rank) of the two largest sport events in Southeast Asia – the 2017SEA Games andASEAN Para Games

Mr.Kaoru Kurashima (4th from right), the Senior Vice President of Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Japan joined theofficialsponsorshipannouncementbetween the Ministry of Youth&Sports,Malaysiaand Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Japan,on the occasion that the company accepted sponsoring the 29th SEA Games and the 9th ASEAN Para Games to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during August 19 -31, 2017 and September 17-23, 2017, as the highest platinum sponsor rank. These two largest sport eventsare biennially held in Southeast Asia which attracts more than 600 million people from the region. In Kuala Lumpur 2017, Ajinomoto is the first Japanese company declared as the platinum sponsor.

Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Japan is a global manufacturer of high-quality seasonings, processed foods, beverages, amino acids, pharmaceuticals, etc. and has been developing consumer food business in the Southeast Asian countries including Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailandfor decades, thus, maintaining a close connection with the local food culture. Ajinomoto has expanded its support to sport area in order to further contribute to advances in “food” and “health” for general public as well as athletes in each country. Latest, the company achieved in working on the Victory Projectinproviding sports nutritional guidance and amino acid conditioning tothe Japanese national teams at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Gamesin Brazil as well as providing nutritional food menu arrangement through theKachimeshi program.

As the highestranked platinum sponsor,Ajinomoto will provide various supports through its six subsidiaries in the Southeast Asian countries which are mainly providing seasonings & beverages products as well as Amino VITAL®, amino acid based products, to athletes from each country.

The Ajinomoto Group aims to be the Genuine Global Specialty Company by adhering “The Ajinomoto Group Creating Shared Value” policy since establishment focusing on the social value creation in 3 aspects i.e. 1) create healthy living society 2) maximize food resource usage 3) create global sustainability. And the supports of these two sport events are one of our shared values in creating “healthy living society” through eating good food balanced nutrition for good health.