Health, Nutrition & Bioscience

From century-old roots as the Dutch State Mines, DSM has evolved into a purpose-led science company numbering 23,000 people worldwide and specializing in solutions for Health, Nutrition & Bioscience. Our purpose is to create brighter lives for all – which is why we’re proud that our name has assumed a new meaning among our people in recent years: Doing Something Meaningful.

Our company

Learn about what we do and why we do it; as well as our scientific heritage, organizational framework - and external recognition.

Our businesses

From animal and human nutrition & health to specialty food ingredients, from medical devices to sustainable plastics and protective materials to venturing…our businesses are here to bring value to all stakeholders.

Corporate Governance

We fervently believe in doing business the right way: from our management and Supervisory Board, to our code of business conduct, to our position papers and statements on key industry issues.

Sustainable Development Goals

We’re so convinced of the value of doing well by doing good that our strategy is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined by the United Nations in 2015. We’re contributing to all 17 SDGS, but we strive to deliver on five in particular:

Latest news

  • DSM completes the acquisition of Vestkorn Milling

    DSM completes the acquisition of Vestkorn Milling

    Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, today announces the completion of its acquisition of Vestkorn Milling for an enterprise value of €65m. This acquisition of one of Europe’s leading producers of pea- and bean-derived ingredients for plant-based protein products was first announced on 29 November 2021.

    17 Dec 2021

  • DSM receives positive EFSA opinion for methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer®

    DSM receives positive EFSA opinion for methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer®

    DSM has received a positive European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion for the use of its novel methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants, Bovaer®, in the European Union. The EFSA opinion confirms that the feed additive reduces enteric methane emissions from dairy cows and is safe for the animal and the consumer.

    19 Nov 2021

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  • Our key markets

    Our key markets

    Our key markets are Animal Feed, Dietary Supplements, Early Life Nutrition, Food & Beverage, Personal Care, Automotive and Electrical & Electronics.

  • Our strategy

    Our strategy

    Our strategy centers on our continuing evolution towards being a Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living company. It’s called Growth & Value – Purpose-led, Performance-driven.

  • Financial results & presentations

    Financial results & presentations

    Instant overview of the financial results, presentations, updates & AGMs and all DSM's financial and regulatory press releases from the last decade.