Press release

Joint statement by DSM and Nutreco regarding Provimi

Heerlen, NL, 27 Jul 2011 11:00 CEST

Royal DSM and Nutreco note recent media speculation regarding a possible acquisition of Provimi. DSM and Nutreco confirm that for this purpose they have decided to jointly explore the possibility to acquire Provimi, should this opportunity arise.

A further statement will only be made if and when appropriate.

For more information

Lieke de Jong-Tops

Senior Communications Manager
+31 45 578 2420

Dave Huizing

Vice President Investor Relations
+31 45 578 2864

Media Relations

+31 45 578 2420

Investor Relations

+31 45 578 2864