Announcement by DSM creates market interest in future supply.

November 3, 2020

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Feed Additive Focus: Vitamin E50 and Vitamin D3 500

The most remarkable market trends this week are rather ... unremarkable. Both vitamin E50 and vitamin D3 500 have shown stability, with a slow gradual decrease in price. While demand for food-grade vitamin D continues to increase following claims that it supports the immune system’s fight against COVID-19, its feed-grade counterpart has maintained the same price level for the last three months, suggesting that supply and demand are balanced for now.

Glowlit users interested in Vitamin E50 received a unique activity email notification last week. The increased user interest (31% more than the prior week) followed an announcement by Royal DSM ( regarding a maintenance shutdown of its vitamin E plant in Sisseln, Switzerland, planned during parts of January and February 2021. DSM also announced that its vitamin E production facility in China, part of a joint venture called Yimante between DSM and Nenter, is expected to compensate for the volume gap resulting from the closure in Sisseln. So far, the sentiment in the global vitamin E market seems to agree, with prices logged around the world confirming stability in the market.
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