Nikken Foods USA, Inc. Names New President

ST. LOUIS, MO (February 22, 2010) – Nikken Foods USA, Inc. announces the recent promotion of Koichi Sato as President.

Sato is a Japanese native. Prior to joining Nikken Foods Company, LTD. Tokyo Japan, one of the world’s largest “natural flavor” companies, Sato worked in management positions in the Japanese electronics and film industries. After joining Nikken Foods Company, LTD. Tokyo Japan, Sato participated in the company’s extensive management training course focusing on production, quality control, research and development, and marketing and sales. Upon completion of his training, Sato and his family relocated to St. Louis, Missouri, USA, where Sato is now president of Nikken Foods USA, Inc.

“Sato’s extensive management experience along with his technical knowledge on the production side of the business will greatly benefit Nikken’s continued sales growth in North America,” said Herb Bench, Executive Vice President.

* * * Nikken Foods USA, Inc., a division of Nikken Foods Company, LTD. Tokyo Japan, has manufacturing and distribution facilities around the world producing the widest variety of natural savory flavors and soy sauce powders available anywhere. Since 1964, the company has been a pioneer in new product development and innovative production techniques. Visit for more information. # # #

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