DSM Announces Price Increase for Fish Based Omega-3 portfolio

Kaiseraugst, 21 February 2013 — DSM Nutritional Products announces a global pricing increase by minimum of 15% for its fish based Omega-3 portfolio. The pricing adjustment is needed to recover from cost increases for sourcing crude fish oils rich in omega-3. The trading price for crude fish oil has reached an all-time high. There is very limited stock globally while the demand continues to increase from all market sectors such as Aquaculture, Animal Feed, Pharmaceuticals and Human Nutrition. DSM is the world’s leading supplier of Omega-3 fish oils for Human Nutrition & Health and is committed to offering the best quality ingredients to the world market. This adjustment is effective immediately for all newly contracted business, existing contracts will be honored.

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