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DSM plans first dedicated early life nutrition premix plant

Kaiseraugst, CH, 21 Aug 2018 10:00 CEST

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces its plans to open the industry’s only premix manufacturing facility built exclusively for the maternal and infant nutrition market. Construction of the state-of-the-art plant is due to start in the next few weeks. Located in Buk, Poland, the investment is expected to double production output at the site within the next two years. Financial details are not being disclosed.

At DSM, we are always looking for new ways to innovate and help our customers to create market-leading nutritional products for mothers and their babies,” says Frédéric Boned, Vice President EMEA, DSM Nutritional Products Human Nutrition & Health. He adds: “Achieving high standards of quality has always been of particular importance in this segment. The planning of a dedicated early life nutrition premix plant is a first for the industry and, throughout the design phase, we have been able to incorporate a number of advanced technologies that reflect the specialist needs of the market.”

The new facility will meet very high quality and hygiene standards. Its advanced mixing technology will allow DSM to develop complex infant formulas to meet the challenging requirements of early life nutrition manufacturers. Once completed, the plant will be run by dedicated personnel experienced in the early life nutrition sector.

Brand owners partnering with DSM can benefit from its wide ingredient portfolio and scientific expertise, as well as its broader co-innovation capabilities including consumer insights, prototype development and brand activation strategies. In addition, DSM’s Quality for Life™ promise symbolizes its commitment to achieving the highest standards of quality, reliability, traceability and sustainability.

For more information on DSM in the early life nutrition segment, visit www.dsm.com/human-nutrition.