Our businesses & organization

Health, Nutrition & Bioscience

Our businesses

Every day the people in our business groups are developing and delivering new scientific solutions that benefit people across the planet and the planet itself.


DSM’s business groups are clustered in coherent product and market combinations: Animal Nutrition & HealthHuman NutritionCare & Health, and Food & Beverage.

Animal Nutrition & Health

Meeting the rising demand for healthy animal protein around the world is no easy task. At DSM we’re a pioneer in feed additives, and remain a leader in vitamins, carotenoids, eubiotics, and feed enzymes for the global feed industry. Our goal: to create science-based nutritional solutions that contribute to high-quality food, while looking after the welfare of the animals that produce it (and the planet we share with them).

Human Nutrition

We keep the world’s growing population healthy across markets including food & beverages, dietary supplements, early-life nutrition and medical nutrition. Additionally, our nutrition improvement solutions contribute to the fight against global malnutrition and our partnership with the WFP. The Human Nutrition cluster is part of the Human Nutrition and Care business group.

Care & Health

Looking, feeling and smelling good is important for people everywhere, but health & beauty isn’t purely about the aesthetics. At DSM we serve the personal care, home care and fine fragrance markets with aroma ingredients, vitamins and natural bio-actives, as well as UV filters, peptides and polymers. In the process we’re tackling some major societal challenges that range from supporting an aging population to safeguarding people against threats like air pollution and skin cancer. The Care & Health cluster is part of the Human Nutrition and Care business group.

Food & Beverage

We believe that better processed food should be affordable and accessible to more people, both now and tomorrow. Our ingredients and solutions make that happen by helping our customers produce tastier, healthier, and safer products - from dairy products like yogurt and cheese; to savory ingredients for meat and soups; to baking and beverages like beer and fruit juice. 

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  • Our key markets

    Our key markets

    Our key markets include Animal Feed, Dietary Supplements, Early Life Nutrition, Food & Beverage, and Personal Care.

  • News archive

    News archive

    View the archive of the most important information published by DSM over the last 10 years.