Prepared Foods of March 28, 2005 enewsletter

Ajinomoto Co. Inc. said it will promote three officials of foreign nationalities as corporate executive officers in June 2005 for the first time in its history.

The three officials are: Alain Vrillon, currently the vice president of Ajinomoto Europe SAS; Jean Falgoux, the president of Ajinomoto Eurolysine SAS; and Vitaly Paraskevov, the president of Ajinomoto-Genetika Research Institute.