In the improving agent business, we propose solutions to solve the challenges that our customers face. We offer food improving agents to enhance the quality and production efficiency of processed foods, and chemical improving agents in which we applied our technology and knowledge from food improvers to ensure a safer and sustainable final product.
Food improving agents
Holistic approach to improving deliciousness of foods
Food improving agents that enhance the quality of processed foods.
Since the successful industrialization of distilling monoglycerides using molecular distillation technology in 1959, Riken Vitamin has been delivering food improving agents including food emulsifiers, processed oils, natural colorants, and vitamin E to food manufacturers. Riken Vitamin works alongside customers to meet their various needs, including improving taste, quality and stability, by proposing food improving agents suitable to each manufacturing processes and developing new applications.
Promotes a complete emulsion of water and oil.
Prevents hardening of breads and cakes, and provides a moist and fluffy texture.
Helps aerate the sponge cake batter and whipped cream and stabilize foam.
Helps make the tofu flavorful in an efficient manner.
Helps easily loosen strong adhesive foods.
Gives various textures from crispness, crunchiness, and moistness.
Adds an appetizing appearance that visually pleases/appeals the eyes.
Adds vitamin E and other vitamins to enhance nutritional value.
Prevents oxidation with vitamin E to maintain flavor.
Chemical improving agents
Bringing the technologies and high safety standards developed in the food improving agents to industry
Riken Vitamin applies the same technologies used in food improving agents to the development of chemical improving agents. We have a strong presence in industry such as plastics, agricultural films, food packaging, rubber products and cosmetics businesses. Our chemical improving agents are manufactured with the same standards as food improving agents which is widely used in products that require high safety standards in industry. We also offer environmentally friendly improving agents to help contribute to the sustainability efforts of the society. We listen to the needs and challenges of each customers and propose solutions with different functional improving agents that are specific to their problems.
We also contribute to greater convenience of the end customers by solving issues.
Prevents fogging caused by surface water droplets.
Makes hard plastic more pliable.
Helps lubricate and stabilize the product, and improves appearance, productivity, and surface texture.
Reduce static buildup and prevents dust from adhering.
Increases viscosity and minimizes spillage from hand.
Provides great detergency and foaming.
Helps extract products from molds easily.
Evenly disperses substances that are difficult to mix, such as fillers and woodchips.
Prevents oxidation of plastics during processing or after molding.
Application & Innovation Center: Research & Development Center for Food Improving Agents
Our research and development facility is dedicated to solving the challenges faced by processed food manufacturers and proposing new added value.
With various state-of-the-art food processing equipment, our staff with specialized knowledge and expertise works together with customers to create prototype samples using our food improving agents.
We also collaborates with overseas application centers.