Ajinomoto is one of the crucial ingredients of many Chinese food items. It is also known as Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). An awful ingredient found in nearly all fast food products is the monosodium glutamate (MSG).
Ajinomoto is widely used to intensify and enhance umami flavors in sauces, broths, soups and many more foods. It can also be considered a healthy alternative to table salt, containing just one-third the sodium.