DSM backs Dutch and German Olympians with nutrient solutions

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DSM is using the Olympic Games to highlight its sports nutrition offerings like carotenoids and vitamin D by sponsoring different teams within the Dutch and German contingents at the London Olympiad which negins on Friday.

Different teams will be given vitamin D and German beach volleyball players Sara Goller and Laura Ludwig from Germany will be given lutein and zeaxanthin supplements to improve eyesight.

Maurits Hendriks, Chef de Mission of the Olympic Team Netherlands said: “Good nutrition is essential for the fitness of our athletes at the starting line, and can actually help make the difference between victory or defeat on the day.”

Rob van Leen, DSM chief innovation officer noted: “As we share in the excitement and build up to the Olympics, we are inspired by working with athletes and teams, to take nutrition innovation to the next level.”

The Dutch company recently opened a new office in Kenya to work on food fortification activities.

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