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A production line at Ajinomoto Foods North America’s new Otay Mesa plant displays some of the Jose Ole-brand burritos. Ajinomoto purchased the former Circle Foods’ plant earlier this year and began manufacturing frozen Mexican foods in April. Photos courtesy of Ajinomoto Foods North America

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