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DSM Andre Pectin is a Joint Venture between Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, with 75%, and the Shandong Andre Group Co. Ltd, a leading producer of fruit juices.

DSM acquired an initial stake in Andre Pectin in 2013, and, in 2019 increased DSM’s total shareholding in the company to 75%.
DSM Andre Pectin is located in Yantai, Shandong Province in China. The company, founded in 2005, is Asia’s largest producer of apple and citrus pectin, hydrocolloids providing texture solutions for food, beverages and personal care, with premier access to the world’s fastest growing specialty food ingredients market.

DSM Andre Pectin employs about 410 employees. The company has a strong organic sales and profit growth track record and generates attractive margins. It is a highly innovative company with a strong sustainability profile.

Together with DSM’s majority stakes in DSM Zhongken Biotechnology Co., Ltd. and DSM Rainbow (Inner Mongolia) Biotechnology Co. Ltd., DSM has a strong hydrocolloid product portfolio with gellan gum, xanthan gum, wellan gum and pectin-based solutions, which DSM offers to the food, beverage and personal care markets.

DSM Andre Pectin is a long time member of the International Pectin Producers Association (IPPA)

DSM Andre Pectin co-creates with our customers by developing on-trend hydrocolloids solutions and fulfils its purpose of bringing together people, nature and technology that make our life better.