Ajinomoto's Safe Food Preparation Techniques
Oct 31, 2021
Ajinomoto has become a reputable and reliable food brand partly due to our safe food preparation techniques used in the production process of all our products. From the AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning to SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce, these are all made while following the best safety standards. Aside from that, the company encourages home cooks to follow food safety standards in the kitchen for safer and delicious meals.
But if you’re looking for the specifics of what we do, this is how.
Proper hygiene and disinfection practices
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, stricter safety measures are put in place to prevent the spread of the virus. Each employee and guest must undergo disinfection processes such as sanitation, foot baths, shoe removal, protective equipment, and more. Temperature checks and records of everyone who enters the building are also implemented for effective contact tracing. With such measures, we also encourage home cooks to be thorough in proper hygiene as they cook. This is not just to prevent COVID-19 cases but also to keep food safe for consumption and protect our loved ones from contracting food borne illnesses.
Comprehensive total quality management system
The quality management system of Ajinomoto includes three factors: hardware, software, and good organizational culture. Hardware refers to physical paraphernalia that contributes to better quality control, such as CCTV cameras, pest control machines, and PPEs. Software signifies the certifications that prove that the company has passed industry standards and is qualified to produce food products. Lastly, good organizational culture is the concept of hiring, developing and maintaining skilled and trustworthy employees. Together, this quality management system ensures production of safe and high quality food products.
Encouraging the 5 M’s of a great meal
More than just the production aspect, Ajinomoto also encourages safe food preparation techniques in the kitchen. We espouse the 5 M’s of a great meal: Malinis, Masustansya, Masarap, Matipid, and Madaling gawin. We believe that these are key characteristics in making food safe to consume and deliciously healthy and enjoyable. It is why in our virtual tour, we give tips on how you can make your kitchen clean, how you can prepare healthy and delicious food, and how you can do so easily and on a budget. The tour also provides tips on the kitchen essentials you need and how to use them safely.
With all these in place, there’s no doubt that Ajinomoto practices good food preparation techniques not only for the sake of taste but primarily to ensure safety. To learn more about how we do this and other aspects of our production operations, take the Ajinomoto virtual tour now!