DSM Nutritional Products announces a worldwide price increase of Natural source Vitamin E and Mixed Tocopherols by 12% for non-contract customers or as existing contracts allow for all Food & Dietary Supplement applications. This adjustment will be effective immediately. This price adjustment is driven by an increase in raw material prices.

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. More information at 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, electrical and electronics, life protection and housing. DSM has annual net sales of about EUR 8 billion and employs some 22,700 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 83 54
Fax: +41 (0)61 815 88 90
E-mail: emma.peyrachon@dsm.com