Rampant nutrition business acquirer, Royal DSM, has splashed the cash for the ninth time in two years – this time to the tune of €495m ($634m) on US-based multinational nutrient blending giant, Fortitech (€212m/$270m annual turnover).
Growth in DSM’s human and animal nutrition cluster is set to continue after the company this morning indicated an ongoing commitment to broadening its portfolio and did not rule out probiotic and/or botanical acquisitions.
Royal DSM has emphasised “business continuity” and “smooth integration” following the completion of its $CAD540m (€436m) buy-out of the world’s largest omega-3 fish oil supplier, Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC), today.
Information about the human genome is providing new insights into the way vitamin E – a nutrient that has very much ridden the scientific roller coaster in recent years in the face of questioning meta reviews – functions in the body.
DSM Nutritional Products' vice president, Nutrition Improvement Program Oswaldo da Costa e Silva explains that the initiative is an integral part of the company's sustainabiltiy vision. Providing products for malnourished people around the world...
Dutch life sciences giant, DSM, is feeling the effects of the recession with profits sliding 76 per cent, but its Nutrition division has bucked the trend to be the only section of the company to record improved sales over the second quarter.
Manfred Eggersdorfer, director of research and development at DSM Nutritional Products, sat down with Shane Starling to discuss the value of open innovation and business/academia interaction after the 2009 DSM Science and Technology Awards in Switzerland...
Philipp de Simone, human nutrition and health regional sales director for the east, south east and middle east at DSM Nutritional Products, tells Shane Starling why DSM’s Quality for Life initiative reaches all the way from the factory floor to finished...
In a NutraIngredients.com round table discussion, DSM’s Bas van Buijtenen expresses widespread industry concern with the EU nutrition and health claims process, while Cantox’s Nigel Baldwin tells us what we should expect from next month’s meeting with...
DSM has today announced a major improvement package to boost profit
margins of its nutritional products division by €100m, which is
aimed at offsetting costs tied-up with acquiring Roche vitamins in
DSM Nutritional Products is emphasising quality as the crucial
point of differentiation between the vitamin C it produces in the
green hills of Scotland - now known as Quali-C - and cheaper
material from Asia.
DSM is taking a two-pronged approach to sustaining profitability
and spurring growth for its Nutritional Products division, as it
reports volume growth for the Nutrition cluster as a whole but
sales on a par with last year due to...
DSM Nutritional Products has been granted a certificate of
suitability with the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP) for its vitamin
B5, news that differentiates its vitamin range over competitors'
since it is the only company to have...
DSM Food Specialities is reinforcing its links with preventative
health management groups in a bid to gain greater insight into the
needs of patients - information it will use when developing new
nutritional products to optimise and...
DSM Nutrition has reported five per cent growth in both sales and
operating profits in Q1 2005 - a result that sits well with an
excellent picture for the group overall and could point towards
another positive year.
DSM Nutritional Products has reported operating profit of $252
million in full year 2005, up 25 per cent on 2004. But with sales
hampered by price pressure on mature vitamins, the company is
looking to reduce its reliance on these...
DSM is to close down production of bulk vitamin C in the US and cut
costs at its plant in Dalry, Scotland, as part of a series of
measures to ease pressure on its vitamin business, reports
DSM, the world's leading producer of vitamins, said yesterday that
operating profits in the first quarter would be significantly
better than previously forecast, at 40 per cent higher than in last
year's same period.
Little-known plant compounds that can help tackle increasing
prevalence of chronic disease are set to drive future product
development at DSM Nutritional Products, currently better known for
its vitamins range than natural extracts,...
DSM Nutritional Products - formerly Roche Vitamins - on Friday
awarded for the first time its 'International award for innovative
research in human nutrition' worth €25,000 to Dr Kenneth D.R.
Setchell for his pioneering...