Quality for Life™
Quality for Life™ is the seal of excellence from DSM. It encapsulates DSM’s commitment to creating a safer, fully traceable, more reliable and sustainable business. With Quality for Life™ we aim for you to be in capable hands.
You can’t put a price tag on peace of mind – especially when it comes to protecting and nurturing brand value.
What’s in the food we eat? How did it get there?
Food provenance is increasingly high on the agenda of consumers and food manufacturers alike. Consumers trust the brands they buy; which means food manufacturers need to deliver on that trust. Safe ingredients are key to this, and the ingredients manufacturers have a vital role to play: The Quality for Life™ seal for DSM ingredients is our commitment to this, based on a four-pillared approach covers:
How safe are your customers from various food and contamination scares? The best way to safeguard your products and brands against the unthinkable is to invest in quality ingredients and expertise from a trusted source. We invest many resources in trying to ensure unmatched product and service quality for you.
In an increasingly diverse marketplace characterized by complex value chains and burgeoning globalization, the Quality for Life™ seal gives our customers assurance that we endeavor to be the most reliable partner in the market. From solid supply chains our global footprint makes it easy for you to use our ingredients by also offering regulatory and application support, market insights and product development assistance.
Underpinning our strong track record in innovation and science is a global supply chain and logistics network that leaves nothing to chance. Our distribution network is based on robust processes supported by seamless physical, documentary and information flow. In fact, both forward and backward traceability exercises are a key part of our internal audit program – ensuring that ingredients can be tracked and found quickly.
DSM is committed to reducing its carbon footprint through improved production processes. But the Quality for Life™ seal is not just about the ingredients themselves. It is a strong communication platform for our commitment to the environment, our people and the welfare of those around us.
Quality for Life™ in action: Amway bestows major award
The application of Quality for Life™ principles helped DSM win the Amway Excellence in Global Support Award in 2011. Specifically, Amway identified three areas where we helped them improve:
- Quality: DSM provided Amway with global regulatory support, coupled with the readiness of our ingredients worldwide.
- Sustainability: We helped Amway establish its ‘Little Bits’ corporate social responsibility project faster than expected (‘Little Bits’ is a micronutrient product that benefits the developing world).
- Reliability: We provided important local supply chain and cost support to Amway India - an increasingly important market for this customer.
Positive proof that Quality for Life™ has real meaning and relevance for real people.