DSM acquires Amyris’ flavour and fragrance business to bolster nutritional ingredients portfolio

NETHERLANDS – Global Biosciences Company, DSM is poised to expand its nutritional ingredients portfolio following an agreement with Amyris to acquire its flavor and fragrance (F&F) bio-based intermediates business for an upfront consideration of US$150 million. According to statement from the company, the deal will add seven intermediate products to its existing personal care and aroma ingredient activities. Of the new intermediate products being added, four already generate meaningful sales and (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) EBITDA. Two of the products have just launched and another one is…

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DSM unveils new solutions for hard seltzer production as Spindrift launches first alcoholic beverage

NETHERLANDS– Dutch multinational health and nutrition company DSM launched an integrated portfolio of solutions to support the burgeoning hard seltzer market. The new solution features a selection of enzyme solutions and yeast extracts that can be uniquely combined to boost the output of hard seltzer production. Among the solutions is Maxinvert®,  a unique invertase enzyme solution that reduces fermentation time leads, results in increased production capacity, and an up to 50% reduction in overall process time. The solution also contains  Amigase® Mega for breaking down complex sugars from raw materials…

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DSM’s new flavor to allow food producers make vegan plant-based fish alternatives

NETHERLANDS – Dutch multinational Food and Nutrition Company Royal DSM has launched a new vegan flavor solution derived from algal oil to bolster the development of plant-based protein offerings. Dubbed Maxavor Fish YE, the new flavor is a 100 percent allergen-free solution that allows food manufacturers to deliver across a variety of plant-based fish alternative applications, in addition to fish-based products. These could include vegetarian fish nuggets, vegan fish sauce and fish cakes. DSM’s says its new solution addresses the challenges food producers face when developing authentic-tasting, sustainable and label-friendly…

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DSM CEO Chris Goppelsroeder retires, to be replaced by current COO Dimitri de Vreeze

NETHERLANDS – Dutch multinational food ingredients company DSM has announced that Chris Goppelsroeder, president and CEO DSM Nutritional Products (DNP), will retire and leave the company, effective 1 April 2021. DSM co-CEO and chief operating officer , Dimitri de Vreeze, will step into Goppelsroeder’s DNP leadership role, according to a statement from the company. Goppelsroeder – who is also currently a member of the DSM executive committee – first joined the company in 2003 when DSM acquired Roche Holding’s vitamins division. As president and CEO DNP since 2013, Goppelsroeder is…

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Finnish dairy cooperative Valio partners DSM to bolster sustainable dairy farming

FINLAND – Valio, Finland’s largest global dairy cooperative company has partnered with Royal DSM, to develop products that will significantly reduce the carbon footprint of dairy production in Finland. The Finnish dairy cooperative prides itself in being Finland’s most sustainable brand and has over the years committed to improving animal and human welfare, while taking active measures to reduce their environmental and climate impacts. The cooperative’s milk ranks among the cleanest in the world and the company is now focused on making its dairy value chain carbon-neutral by 2035. The…

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DSM, partners Clariter to develop next-generation chemical recycling solution

NETHERLANDS – Royal DSM, a Dutch-based science global science company with a focus on Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living has entered into a strategic partnership with Clariter to pursue a next-generation chemical recycling solution for products. DSM said that the new solution being explored by the two companies will be based on DSM’s Dyneema®, an ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber. The Dutch science company noted that the partnership was in line with its ambitious sustainability targets. As a first step, sample products – including ropes, nets and ballistic materials made with…

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DSM’s new enzyme to enable use of unmalted grains in beer making

NETHERLANDS – DSM has launched a new enzyme called Maxadjunct ß L adjunct brewing enzyme which enable the use of unmalted raw materials in beer making. This enzyme innovation, derived from selected bacillus strains, allows brewers to increase the adjunct level in beer, making the switch from malted to unmalted raw materials possible. “Adjunct brewing is made possible by using solutions that provide the enzymes usually developed by malting ingredients,” Joana Carneiro, business director of beverages at DSM Food Specialties explained. DSM says brewers can use the new enzyme solution…

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DSM debuts new cheese cultures for mozzarella production

NETHERLANDS – Royal DSM has launched its new line of cheese cultures, Delvo Cheese CP-500 cultures, to boosting the yield and resource efficiency of mozzarella cheese production. According to the Dutch ingredients supplier, the cheese cultures are capable of achieving a higher moisture content in mozzarella and increase yield by up to 1.3%, compared to the most commonly used Direct Vat Set (DVS) culture in the US. The company adds that the cultures also enable cheesemakers to deliver products with superior taste and texture and are ideal for creating mozzarella…

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DSM Venturing leads US$10.8m funding round in Oxford-based Phynova

ENGLAND – Phynova, an Oxford-based life science company has raised  €10 million (US$10.83 million) in its latest funding round led by DSM Venturing, the investment arm of Dutch nutrition and health company, Royal DSM Phynova intends to use the funding to further progress Reducose, its blood-glucose technology to commercial scale. Reducose is a Phynova’s patent-protected ingredient which which addresses the global issue of excessive blood-glucose levels. According to the company, the technology is easily added to foods and drinks at the manufacturing stage or taken as a food supplement to…

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DSM reaffirms commitment to achieving 75% renewable electricity by 2030

NETHERLANDS – Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living has reaffirmed its commitment to sourcing 75% of its electricity from renewable resources by 2030 and reaching 100% at the earliest possibility. DSM has now signed two of its largest renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in Europe and USA, which the company said will reduce its carbon emissions by approximately 85,000 tons/year. The company said that the PPAs will cover approximately one quarter of its current total annual electricity consumption. In Europe, DSM has signed…

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