Food Engineering

DSM to acquire Cargill’s cultures and enzymes business

DSM hopes to strengthen its dairy business

December 10, 2012

DSM to acquire Cargill’s cultures and enzymes business

Royal DSM announced its acquisition of Cargill’s cultures and enzymes business in an all-cash transaction for €85 million. Cargill’s cultures and enzymes business has manufacturing operations in Wisconsin and France and generates net sales of about €45 million annually. DSM hopes to accelerate its growth plan for its dairy business with the acquisition.