DSM Food Specialties is a global science-based company active in manufacturing of products, materials and ingredients for food, health care, agriculture and other socially important industries. 

By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences, DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders.
 DSM Food Specialties delivers innovative solutions that contribute in a major way to the success of the world’s favourite dairy, processed food, soft drink, fruit juice, non-alcoholic beverage and functional food brands. The strength of DSM Food Specialties' technology base is that it covers all required spheres ranging from Life Sciences to Materials Sciences, from genetics and biotechnology to application and consumption, engaging 200+ companies in 26 countries in all continents. 
DSM’s 22,000 employees deliver annual net sales of around €9 billion, of which a share of 14% is allocated for scientific research. 
DSM manufactures starter cultures, enzymes, preservatives, coatings etc. mostly at state-of-the-art production facilities based in France, Netherlands, Australia, and USA. 
The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. 
DSM Food Specialties B.V. is organised based on two key drivers of profitability: ‘Innovative Ingredients’ and ‘Solutions for Food Industry’.