Koninklijke DSM NV In Exclusive Discussions To Acquire Cargill Inc's Cultures And Enzymes Business

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 08:00pm EDT 

Koninklijke DSM NV announced that it is in exclusive discussions with Cargill Inc which may, or may not result in the acquisition of Cargill’s cultures and enzymes business by the Company. The cultures and enzymes business of Cargill is a global manufacturer of cultures and enzymes for the dairy and meat industries with manufacturing operations in Wisconsin (USA) and France. It has a pipeline of new products built on three pillars of technology: culture texture toolbox, fast acidification for cheese yield improvements and culture flavor systems. Further details were not disclosed.