Quali®-C (Vitamin C)

DSM is a leading provider of vitamin C in a variety of forms.

Vitamin C Overview

Vitamin C is a water-soluble nutrient that has important functions in the body, such as normal function of the immune system, and anti-oxidant capabilities, as well as aiding everything from iron absorption to normal formation of collagen for the normal function of blood vessels, bones, teeth, skin, heart and gums. DSM's vitamin C is offered as straight or in granulated product forms depending on the targeted end use. Fruit juices, fruit flavor drinks and breakfast cereals are often enriched with vitamin C.

Vitamin C Production

DSM’s Dalry plant in Scotland is the only site to produce ascorbic acid, better known as vitamin C, in the Western world. This year DSM is celebrating the 60th year anniversary of its Dalry plant; 60 years of high-quality nutrient manufacturing for the food and pharmaceutical industries around the globe. Over the years, Dalry has continuously expanded and modernized showing DSM’s ongoing commitment to meeting the high-quality requirements of its customers.

Why Buy Quali®-C?

With more than 15 forms of vitamin C, DSM offers something for nearly every type of food, beverage or supplement application. Our manufacturing plant in Dalry, Scotland is the only producer of vitamin C in the Western world.

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Approved Claims in the EU

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which provides scientific advice to assist policy makers, has confirmed that clear health benefits have been established for the dietary intake of vitamin C in contributing to:

  • Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of gums.  
  • Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of teeth. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system.  
  • Vitamin C contributes to normal psychological function. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to the normal function of the immune system. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress. 
  • Vitamin C contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.  
  • Vitamin C contributes to the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E. 
  • Vitamin C increases iron absorption.

These health claims are authorized in the EU with specific conditions of use.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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