Since our founding in 1961, Kemin has used science and research to enhance nutrition and health for humans and animals. Using cutting edge molecular technology, Kemin manufactures more than 500 specialty ingredients used by the feed and food industries and the health, nutrition and beauty markets. Our seven divisions share a unified vision of improving quality of life by touching half the people of the world every day with our products and services. In just 50 years, Kemin has grown to have a positive impact on the lives of more than 1.4 billion people throughout the world every day.
Founded by RW and Mary Nelson, Kemin is a privately held and family-owned company with more than 1,400 employees worldwide. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, we operate in more than 90 countries with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.
Kemin’s Mission: To act in partnership with our customers to fulfill their needs and exceed expectations while achieving mutually profitable results. We achieve this mission by placing the needs of our customers first; by creating technology at a molecular level, and by fostering continuous improvements in our people, products and processes.
Kemin’s Vision: We strive to improve the quality of life by touching half the people of the world every day with our products and services.
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