What the World's First Bio-Based Vitamin A Means for Sustainability

Achieving global sustainability goals means moving away from fossil fuels. Earlier this year, we announced a breakthrough method to produce Vitamin A via a bio-based fermentation process using locally-available renewable raw materials.

“Until now, the only way to meet the growing demand for Vitamin A has been to build new multi-step chemical production facilities requiring more finite resources,” Joerg von-Allmen, vice president of vitamins category management at dsm-firmenich, recently told “dsm-firmenich’s new bio-based process will significantly reduce the carbon footprint and waste of Vitamin A manufacturing while still producing the top-quality customers expect.”


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