DSM Nutritional Products Increases Prices for Beta-Carotene and Lycopene

DSM Nutritional Products announces a global price increase for Beta-Carotene and Lycopene. Further to recent announcements of price increases for fat soluble vitamins, the Carotenoids, Beta-Carotene and Lycopene, marketed in the human nutrition industries, will now increase in price by a minimum of 10% for all newly contracted business. These price increases are driven by sharp increases in raw material prices, energy and transportation costs. Please contact your local DSM Nutritional Products representative for further information.

About DSM Nutritional Products
DSM Nutritional Products is the world's leading supplier of vitamins, carotenoids and other fine chemicals to the feed, food, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. The business has sales of over EUR 2 billion and a long tradition as a pioneer in the discovery of new products, new formulations and attractive applications for all industry segments. For further company information please visit www.dsmnutritionalproducts.com.

DSM – the Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Company
Royal DSM N.V. creates innovative products and services in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences that contribute to the quality of life. DSM’s products and services are used globally in a wide range of markets and applications, supporting a healthier, more sustainable and more enjoyable way of life. End markets include human and animal nutrition and health, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive, coatings and paint, electrics and electronics, life protection and housing. DSM has annual sales of almost EUR 8.8 billion and employs some 23,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands, with locations on five continents. DSM is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information: www.dsm.com.

For more information:
DSM Nutritional Products
Emma Peyrachon
Tel. +41 (0)61 815 89 34
Fax +41 (0)61 815 88 90
E-mail: [email protected]

Forward-looking statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections of DSM and information currently available to the company. The statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and therefore DSM does not guarantee that its expectations will be realized. Furthermore, DSM has no obligation to update the statements contained in this press release. The English language version of the press release is leading.

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