Ajinomoto, a major food manufacturer, announced that it will raise prices for household and commercial mayonnaise from March next year, saying that the price of cooking oil, which is the main ingredient, is rising.

According to the announcement, Ajinomoto will raise the shipping price for 6 types of home-use mayonnaise and mayonnaise-type products.

The price increase will be about 3% to 9%, which will be increased from the delivery on March 1st next year.

For commercial use,

the price of mayonnaise and mayonnaise type products will increase by about 5% to 12% for all

varieties, and about 4% to 12% for 30 varieties, which is about 90% of dressings, and

▽ salad products. All varieties

will be increased by

approximately 1% to 4% from

the delivery on March 1st next year.

This is due to the expansion of global demand for soybeans and rapeseed, which are used as the main raw material for cooking oil, and the continued unseasonable weather in the main production areas, resulting in sluggish production and soaring international transaction prices. This is the second time that the mayonnaise price increase has been announced, mainly due to the rise in oil prices.

Regarding mayonnaise, Kewpie has also announced that it will raise the price of some household and commercial products from the shipment in March next year, and the movement to pass on the increase in raw material prices to the price of products is spreading among food manufacturers. I am.