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Global push puts Ajinomoto at risk of further downgrade

TASTE TEST: Faced with a falling population at home, Ajinomoto is trying to expand abroad.


AJINOMOTO Co's global acquisitions push has drawn a warning of a further credit rating downgrade, as sales of monosodium glutamate flag in Japan.

The maker of food seasonings was cut by one level to A+ in December by Standard & Poor's after its debt-funded US$800