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Hont

An obsolete Dutch unit of area roughly equivalent to 1,400 square meters, with slight regional variations.
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Honen and Ajinomoto Oil have had cooperative business ties with Yoshihara since 1966 and 1996, respectively.
The companies also plan to cut about 20% of the total workforce at Honen and Ajinomoto Oil.
Honen Chairman Masaji Shima is expected to assume the presidency of the joint holding company that will oversee the three companies.
In preparation for the full integration in April 2003, Honen Ajinomoto Oil and Yoshihara Oil will form a strategic alliance on April 1, they said.
Masaji Shima, chairman and chief executive officer of Honen, will likely become president of the new company, and Shinji Sasaki, president of Ajinomoto Oil, will likely become vice president, the two companies said.
Honen is strong in the commercial market, and Ajinomoto Oil has a well-known brand name in home-use goods.
In the last business year ended March 31, Honen, Japan's second-largest maker of cooking oil, chalked up a consolidated net profit of 1.
Honen Ajinomoto Oil Mills changed its corporate name to J-Oil Mills in April 2003.