Riken Vitamin Co., Ltd. engages in the food ingredient, food application, health care, and chemical businesses in Japan. It offers food emulsifies for use in bread, cake, whipped topping, coffee cream, margarine, tofu, jam, marmalade, ice cream, cocoa, chocolate, noodle, and mashed potato applications; and distilled diglycerine ester, a substance that diglycerine reacts with fatty acids. The company also provides natural tocopherol for retarding oxidation to keep food products fresh; natural food colors; flavors for seasoning, sea food, chicken, and beef products; wakame seaweed that is used in wakame soup, seafood salads, instant noodles, and cup noodle ingredients; and stabilizers and emulsifiers system for frozen desserts and dairy products, as well as bakery emulsifiers and bread improvers, and cake improving agents and emulsifiers. In addition, it offers chemical improving agents, such as glycerol, polyglycerol, sorbitan, propylene glycol, and specialty esters, as well as other agents; and vitamins. The company was formerly known as Riken Vitamin Oil Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Riken Vitamin Co., Ltd. in 1980. Riken Vitamin Co., Ltd. was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.