DSM underscores need for fortification in malnutrition at Fourth Africa Day of School Feeding

COTE D’IVOIRE - DSM Human Health and Nutrition has emphasized on the need for fortification as a solution to help overcome the challenge of malnutrition especially among children. Speaking in a panel at the Fourth Africa Day of School Feeding in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, the company strongly recommended innovative fortification solutions as safe and cost-effective…

DSM sets new science-based reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions

NETHERLANDS – The global bioscience company, Royal DSM has announced new sustainability commitments that aims to reduce 30% of its greenhouse gas emissions from direct production and purchased energy by 2030. The new targets are part of the company’s strategy to deliver science-based, sustainable and scalable solutions that face up to the challenges brought by…

DSM unveils new solar testing field in Netherlands to advance renewable energy

NETHERLANDS – Royal DSM has announced that it has unveiled a new field test site in Southern Netherlands to advance its capabilities in solar materials and reinforce the renewable energy agenda. The new Louisegroeve solar field is a collaboration between DSM and its partners including the solar module manufacturer Tata Power Solar and NaGa Solar,…

DSM acquires majority stake in supplements firm Andre Pectin for US$171m

CHINA – Royal DSM has announced that it has agreed to increase its stake in a leading specialty ingredient manufacturer, Andre Pectin for a total consideration of about US$171.46 million (€150 million). The transaction raises DSM’s shareholding from the initial 29% to majority 75% in the Yantai based firm which produces apple and citrus pectin…

DSM forms joint venture with China’s Nenter to produce vitamin E

ASIA – Royal DSM has announced that it has formed a joint venture with Chinese biomedicine-focused company, Nenter & Co. to meet its future needs for vitamin E. DSM said it will acquire a 75% shareholding in the joint venture, for a cash consideration of about US$154.45 million (€135 million), a value representing six times…

DSM unveils new branding for gellan and xanthan gum ingredients

NETHERLANDS – Royal DSM has unveiled new branding for its gellan gum and xanthan gum range in a bid to address the growing need for clean label and natural ingredients. This aims to further strengthen the company’s hydrocolloids business which comprises of gellan gum, xanthan gum, welan gum and pectin. The new branding will appear…

DSM unveils new culture for premium creamy stirred yoghurts

NETHERLANDS – The global health and nutrition company, Royal DSM has launched a new range of culture for the production of premium stirred, mild and creamy yoghurts. The new product, Delvo®Fresh YS-140 is an addition to the company’s range of cultures that seeks to meet the increasing demand for premium yoghurts that offer both health…

Royal DSM officially opens a second Animal Nutrition & Health premix in India

INDIA - Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has officially opened its second Animal Nutrition & Health premix plant in Jadcherla, India. Accoding to the company, the opening follows years of detailed research and analysis of the Indian market, with the objective of serving the market with solutions that…

EFSA to consider limits for kaurenoic acid, an impurity found in stevia

EUROPE - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is considering a recommendation to the European Union to set limits for the kaurenoic acid (KA), an impurity found in stevia, a sweetener and sugar substitute. Last month, EFSA held a technical meeting with representatives from Cargill, International Stevia Council (ISC), Pure Circle, Coca Cola, Sweegen and…

DSM launches enzymatic solution against acrylamide formation on food

NETHERLANDS - DSM, a global science-based company, has launched PreventASe XR, an enzymatic solution that prevents the formation of acrylamide in high-pH applications such as corn chips, biscuits, and crackers. FoodingredientsFirst reported that PreventASe is positioned as a trusted acrylamide-reduction solution proven to reduce acrylamide in processed foods by up to 95 percent. While PreventASe…