News Release



Fuji Oil Exhibits Our Products at APCCN 2013
(Place: Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel Club Resort)


Fuji Oil Co., Ltd. took part in Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society 2013 (APCCN 2013) held in Tokyo from June 9th (Sun) to 12th (Wed). The event is held every two years in a country in Asia - after twenty years, this was the second time it is organized in Japan. The conference is jointly hosted by the International Union of Nutritional Science, Japanese Society of Anti-Aging Medicine, Japanese Society of Clinical Nutrition, Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science, The Japanese Society of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Japan Society of Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition. During the period, 530 participants (294 from Japan, 236 from overseas) consisting of physicians, nutritionists, researchers, and other healthcare professionals attended the event where numerous research presentations and discussion opportunities were given.

The two hundred or so presentations covered a wide range of topics, including such themes as “Anti-aging and clinical nutrition” and “Food functions and safety”. Among them, three employees of Fuji Oil represented the topics on functionality of soy protein and peptide.

“Protective effects of soy lipophilic proteins on renal proximal tubules in the obese rats: Modulation of proinflammatory cytokine-mediated mechanisms” By Takeshi Asanoma, Health & Nutrition Research Department, Basic Research Institute

“Nutritional and health benefits of soy peptide”
By Motohiro Maebuchi, Functional Materials Development Department, Development Laboratories for Food Materials

“Overview and regulation of health foods in Japan”
By Kyoukou Taku, New Business Department, Operation Division

In our booth, we exhibited soy products listed below and introduced the company’s theme “Soy Renaissance”, as well as provided our soy processed food products at the reception party.
  Soy protein isolate/Textured soy protein
  Soy milk
  Soy peptide
  Water-soluble soy polysaccharides
  Soy germ/Isoflavone
  Soy processed foods