Shinji Hashimoto

Shinji Hashimoto

Shinji Hashimoto is the General Manager of the International Business Department at Yakult Honsha and in charge of legal regulations on functional foods, mainly in Asia. Prior to that, he worked at Yakult Central Institute as a developer of dairy products such as fermented milk drinks for about 20 years. One of his responsibilities was applying for Foods for Specified Health Uses in Japan, which can be effective for promoting the health benefits of foods to consumers.