Welcome to Ajinomoto Foods!


When are my benefits effective?

Your benefits are effective on your date of hire.

Who you can enroll

  • Yourself
  • Your legal married spouse
  • Your child(ren) up to age 26

When my coverage ends

Your coverage ends on the last day of the month in which any of the following occur:

  • Employment ends
  • You fail to make premium contributions
  • You no longer meet the eligibility requirements
  • The benefit plan terminates

When am I eligible?

You are eligible on the first day of the month following your 30th day of employment with the company, except for 401(k).

How do I enroll?

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2022 Highlights

Medical plans
Dental plans
Vision plans
Health savings account & multiple flexible spending account options
Financial wellness benefits including 401(k)
Claims advocacy services
Life and disability choices
Voluntary benefits
Employee assistance program
PerkSpot - a hub for discounts, experiences, and more

Holiday Schedule - New Year’s Day - observed Monday, January 3, Martin Luther King Day*, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve - observed Friday, December 23, Christmas Day - observed Monday, December 26

*Starting in 2022, we have decided to offer Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a paid holiday instead of Presidents’ Day. We are proud to honor the legacy of Dr. King and invite you to recognize the holiday by taking time to reflect, participating in community service or spending the day with friends or family.

Learn more

A Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) has been designed to assist you with better understanding the coverage being offered to you, and to allow you to compare coverage options. The SBC is available on www.afnabenefits.com. A paper copy is also available, free of charge, by calling 1-855-557-1467.

Ajinomoto Foods permits INSURERS to offer employees of Ajinomoto Foods certain voluntary insurance programs. Whether you choose to enroll in any of these programs is completely optional and voluntary. Ajinomoto Foods does not make a contribution towards the cost of these programs and employees pay the full cost of premiums on an after-tax basis. Ajinomoto Foods does not sponsor, maintain, endorse, recommend, or promote these voluntary programs. Ajinomoto Foods'S involvement regarding these voluntary insurance programs is strictly limited to allowing the insurer access to employees to publicize these programs and Ajinomoto Foods may perform certain ministerial functions such as payroll deduction and forwarding employee premium payments to the insurer. Ajinomoto Foods does not receive any consideration in the form of cash or otherwise in connection with the program, other than reasonable compensation, excluding any profit, for administrative services actually rendered in connection with payroll deductions. Accordingly, these voluntary insurance programs are not subject to ERISA and related regulations. All questions or claims regarding these programs should be directed to the insurer.

All benefit plans are governed by master policies, contracts, and plan documents. In the event of any inconsistency between the information contained herein and the applicable plan documents, the provisions of the plan documents shall prevail. Ajinomoto Foods reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time. The authority to make such changes rests with the Plan Administrator.