Yaegaki Biotechnology is a special company even within Japan,
uniquely undertaking research and development specialized in fermentation.
Handling of microorganisms such as koji mould is incredibly
difficult and requires abundant knowledge and experience.
We consider our fermentation techniques developed over many
years to be one of our assets, and have a wide knowledge
base about a varied range of microorganisms.
Based in an environment that allows safe handling and
management of microorganisms, we strive to conduct useful and
Due to our expertise from half a century of research into the
ecologies of various microorganisms and their interactions with
the human body, we are able to take on challenges that other
companies cannot, such as combining and utilizing features of
Armed with this expertise, we will push forward
to create world-leading fermentation technologies.
Through our research and development, Yaegaki Biotechnology has contributed to people and society for almost half a century.
Many of our employees participate in research, and our experts in fields including fermentation, pharmacology and agriculture combine together their wide-ranging knowledge and experience.
In pursuit of revolutionary results, we will continue to seek out new possibilities yet to be discovered within microorganisms.
At Yaegaki Biotechnology, we carry out comprehensive research and development, from fundamental to applied and practical research.
In addition to research aimed at product development, we also undertake research on bioprocesses at fundamental and industrial manufacturing scales, as well as evidence-based evaluation of functional foods.
We develop and manufacture a variety of unique products, from food colourants such as Monascus Colour extracted and purified from the purple-red koji mould Monascus purpureus, to health-supporting functional food ingredients, and natural flavouring agents including sweeteners and acidulants.
Using various bioprocesses to create value, we will continue to contribute to building healthy lifestyles and societies.
As our society changes, people’s health-related needs are becoming more and more diverse.
We strive to be a company which can uncover potential health needs and provide valuable solutions generated using our fermentation technologies.
In order to provide these solutions, we have realized an integrated system which spans processes from fermentation design to product development and manufacturing.
Working collaboratively with our partner companies, we offer flexible solutions to address any health-related problems being faced by society.