On the Street -- Ajinomoto Partners with Chempoint.com

May 6/Bellevue, Wash./Business Wire -- Ajinomoto Food Ingredients LLC has chosen ChemPoint.com as its exclusive North American channel partner for aspartame. ChemPoint will provide marketing, sales, order fulfillment and customer service to targeted customers in the food industry.

"It is clearly visible that ChemPoint's knowledge and expertise in the high-intensity sweetener market is second to none," said Keiji Kaneko, director of Sweetener Sales and Operations for the U.S. "Their focused marketing and sales approach will allow Ajinomoto to better service our valued customers while providing technical solutions to create a taste profile that meets the specific needs of the product."

From the May 11, 2009, Prepared Foods E-dition