Cases & Deals

Ajinomoto North America acquires Windsor Quality Holdings for $800 million

Clients Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

Jones Day advised Ajinomoto North America, Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of Ajinomoto Co., Inc., in its acquisition of Windsor Quality Holdings, LP for approximately $800 million. Ajinomoto is a Japanese global manufacturer of high quality seasonings, processed foods, beverages, amino acids, pharmaceuticals, and specialty chemicals. Windsor Quality Foods is a leading manufacturer and marketer of frozen ethnic foods and appetizers in North and Latin America. With this acquisition, Ajinomoto Co. aims to become the clear No. 1 manufacturer of Asian/ethnic food products in the surging Asian category of the North American frozen food market.