DSM to acquire animal nutrition company Erber Group for US$1.1bn

NETHERLANDS – Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition and health, has reached an agreement to acquire Erber Group, a specialty animal nutrition and health company based in Austrian for an enterprise value of €980 million (US$1.1 billion). The acquisition involves Erber Group’s specialty animal nutrition and health businesses; Biomin and Romer Labs – which specialize primarily in mycotoxin risk management, gut health performance management, and food and feed safety diagnostic solutions. Upon closing of the acquisition, DSM said that the Eber will expand its specialty solutions, with Romer…

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Biomin launches water-soluble mycotoxin solution against fumonisins in feed

USA – Austria based animal health and nutrition company, Biomin has unveiled the ‘first-ever’ water-soluble purified enzyme, FUMzyme® sol which acts against fumonisins in animal feed. The enzyme can easily be sprayed on extruded feed and effectively degrades fumonisins into non-toxic metabolites. According to the company, the enzyme offers feed and livestock producers a targeted method to counteract fumonisins in extruded feed using proven and reliable proprietary technology. It further strengthens the firm’s capabilities in mycotoxin risk management, thus protecting the animals from devastating health effects as well as their…

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