About Kyowa Hakko Bio

Leading-Edge Fermentation Technology and Biotechnology

KYOWA HAKKO BIO employs leading-edge fermentation technology to develop innovative manufacturing processes for producing various useful substances and is offering ingredients ranging from amino acids, nucleic acid-related compounds, vitamins, organic acids to oligosaccharides and dipeptides globally to customers in the pharmaceutical, nutrition and healthcare markets.

Our primary objective is to organically integrate fermentation and synthesis by fully leveraging the fundamental technological capabilities, human resources and assets we have developed and perfected since pioneering the method to manufacture Glutamic Acid by fermentation over 50 years ago.

Management Philosophy

We strive to contribute to the health and well-being of people around the world by creating new value through the pursuit of advances in life sciences and technologies.


KYOWA HAKKO BIO will be one of the world’s top biochemical companies providing high value-added functional materials of outstanding quality consistently for the needs of the pharmaceutical, nutrition and healthcare markets, driven by the innovative technologies of fermentation and chemical synthesis.

An extensive product offering

Kyowa’s extensive product offering includes:

  • Amino acids and related compounds
  • Strategically branded ingredients
  • Pharmaceutical-grade ingredients
  • Food-grade ingredients
  • Industrial-grade ingredients