DSM, UNICEF and Sight and Life partner up to deliver improved nutrition to Nigerian children and mothers

31 Oct 2017 --- Royal DSM, UN children’s agency UNICEF and Swiss-based humanitarian nutrition think tank Sight and Life have partnered to deliver better nutrition to at-risk children and mothers in Nigeria. The partners will also advocate on a global scale for micronutrient supplementation. As part of the project, DSM is to offer essential vitamins, nutrients and fortification solutions as well as expertise that complements the research, programs, and global reach of UNICEF and Sight and Life.

DSM to acquire Twilmij to strengthen position in Animal Nutrition & Health

22 Sep 2017 --- Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has announced the acquisition of Twilmij B.V., a well-established Dutch nutritional solutions company in the animal feed sector. DSM notes that its strategy in Animal Nutrition & Health is to offer tailor-made solutions to its customers leveraging its product portfolio and innovation capabilities. 

Supplier view on consumer trends in the nutritional space

31 Jul 2017 --- Keeping track of all the latest trends in the nutritional goods market today can be an arduous task. Market leaders seem to agree: “It is difficult to pinpoint the single most important driver,” says Gerd Mueller, international sales director for natural health and nutrition, EMEAI at Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM). “Indeed, consumers are often looking for products that meet multiple purchasing considerations at once.”

Buhler Awarded Contract to Support Food Fortification Program in Pakistan

26 Jun 2017 --- To support the fortification of staple foods in Pakistan, the UK-based Food Fortification Program has awarded Bühler a multi-million contract to supply more than 1000 micro feeders in 2017 and 2018. The program is funded with US$48 million from the UK’s Department for International Development. By directly supporting local mills and food factories, the program is aiming to have a substantial impact on the well-being of close to 100 million people.

DSM and Evonik Settle on Nebraska as a Site for Omega 3 Production

16 Jun 2017 --- Evonik and Royal DSM have settled on Blair, Nebraska, as the location for the commercial-scale production facility for their omega 3 fatty acids from natural marine algae for animal nutrition. DSM Nutritional Products and Evonik Nutrition & Care plan to invest around US$200 million in the facility (US$100 million by each party over approximately two years). 

DSM Achieves IFOS Certification For Its Meg-3 Line Of Fish Oil

15 Feb 2017 --- The International Fish Oil Standards (IFOS) Program have announced that DSM, a leading player in the health products space worldwide, has achieved the IFOS certification for their MEG-3 and MEG-3 Ultra product lines of fish oil.  

Metabolic Syndrome Patients Need More Vitamin E

18 Jan 2017 ---  New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E - which could be a serious public health concern, in light of the millions of people who have this condition that's often related to obesity. 

SPECIAL REPORT: New Expansion Platforms for Probiotics

08 Feb 2016 --- Digestive health remains one of the key food and beverage industry trends to watch for 2016, with probiotics offering a key platform for market growth. NutritionInsight looks at how consumption of healthy bacteria-containing products has increased globally, and what this means for the international manufacturers.

Kemin Receives ANVISA Approval for Sale of ZeaONE

01 Feb 2016 --- ANVISA, Brazil’s national Health Surveillance Agency, has approved for sale its product, ZeaONE Zeaxanthin - a naturally sourced dietary free-form of zeaxanthin from marigolds. 

DSM Launches New Platform to Support Consumer Digestive Health

09 Dec 2015 --- DSM Nutritional Products launches its new health benefit platform, ‘Improve your digestion’, which provides a unique range of solutions for creating customized products to support different requirements for digestive health. Digestive health is a growing concern globally, with around 33% of global consumers experiencing some type of gastrointestinal issues.
 

DSM and Bricker Labs Celebrate at Best of Supplement Awards

10 Nov 2015 --- Bricker Labs’ OptiFlow, featuring DSM’s Fruitflow and resVida, has been honored in the Best of Supplement Awards (BOSA) 2015.

KEY INTERVIEW: DSM Explores Innovative Ingredients for “Hungry-for-Health Consumers”

04 Nov 2015 --- DSM has seen solid sales in 2014, with a 12% increase and 3% volume growth. Nutrition made up a good amount of this, with a growth of 3%, driven by 5% volume growth.

DSM Science and Technology Award Europe 2015 For Research Into Role of Vitamins in Human Gut Health

26 Oct 2015 --- The Science and Technology Award Europe is part of DSM’s Bright Science Awards program, which is designed to nurture, recognize, and reward excellence in fields of key interest to DSM: health, nutrition and materials. DSM has been presenting these awards for more than 25 years, and the Science and Technology Awards now span three continents, honoring bright young scientists in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

DSM Marks World Osteoporosis Day As Official Nutrition Supporter

21 Oct 2015 --- DSM is celebrating World Osteoporosis Day today 20 October 2015, by highlighting the importance of vitamin D in improving bone mineral density through calcium absorption and deposition. Marking the start of a year-long campaign, DSM is an official nutrition supporter as part of its longstanding partnership with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). This has included support of IOF’s research on vitamin D status in both the developing and industrialized world, which concluded that more than one third of the entire global population is showing insufficient levels of vitamin D.

DSM Highlights Bread Making Opportunities at AACC International

19 Oct 2015 --- DSM is to highlight its recent product development BakeZyme Go Pure at its booth #628 at AACC International, a glucose oxidase originating from Penicillium chrysogenum which is used for functional oxidation in bread making. The second technical bulletin on this recent innovation will also be launched at the show.

DSM Brings Consumer-Orientated Solutions to CPhI

14 Oct 2015 --- At this year’s CPhI, DSM is to showcase its range of API-certified products for the pharmaceutical industry and discuss how it helps its customers in the field get to market faster, with the support of its regulatory, scientific and quality expertise. DSM will also present its vast portfolio of solutions that support its customers in the dietary supplements market to meet the latest consumer trends, including products made from natural ingredients that are backed by science.

DSM Receives European Responsible Care Award From CEFIC

13 Oct 2015 --- DSM has been selected as the winner of the environment category at this year’s CEFIC European Responsible Care Awards. The award recognizes DSM’s success in implementing a sustainability program at its Dalry facility located on the west coast of Scotland, which is the only producer of vitamin C in the Western world and also manufactures vitamin B5.

DSM Showcases Unique Approach to Support Consumer Health and Wellness Choices at FiE 2015

09 Oct 2015 --- Consumers increasingly look for food, beverages and dietary supplements that address their particular health concerns, such as improving digestion or cutting down on sugar intake. At this year’s FiE, DSM brings its range of digestive solutions, highlighting nutritional and functional ingredients and enzymes backed by science to support digestive health. This allows products to be tailored to popular consumer requirements. Visitors will also be able to gain insight into DSM’s latest solutions on sugar reduction, particularly in dairy, as well as see and taste an extensive range of food and beverage concepts.

DSM Points to Premixes in Supporting Future Growth of Dietary Supplement Market

08 Oct 2015 --- DSM highlights the advantages that its premier custom nutrient premix service brings in supporting open innovation and accelerated product development, at this year’s SupplySide West. With access to more than 1,400 ingredients, Fortitech Premixes delivers precise blends of the desired functional ingredients – vitamins, minerals, amino acids, nutraceuticals and botanicals – in one single, efficient, homogenous premix. Each batch is carefully tested and qualified and its team of scientists, regulatory and quality professionals is well positioned to support customers with traceability, market clearance and clinical substantiation of premix ingredients.

DSM’s AstaSan Astaxanthin Receives New Safety Backing

08 Oct 2015 --- DSM’s AstaSan Astaxanthin has been self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) for use in food and beverage applications in the United States (US). AstaSan is a free form of nature-identical astaxanthin and is well-documented to offer superior bioavailability, compared to the esterified form. The self-GRAS affirmation follows and builds upon the prior approval of a color additive petition by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an article of commerce in the US food supply, and means that AstaSan continues to be supported by the most extensive safety data set specific to any single astaxanthin product on the market.

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