Kemin Industries is a family-owned and operated company founded in Des Moines, Iowa, USA by R.W. Nelson and Mary Nelson. Today, it is the second and third generations of Nelsons, including Dr. Chris Nelson (President and CEO), and Libby Nelson (Vice President), together with the General Counsel, who continue to lead Kemin in transforming the world through science.
Over the past 60 years, Kemin has grown into a multinational company producing more than 500 specialty ingredients, spanning six continents, employing thousands of team members, and serving more than 120 countries. We are a leader in the ingredient manufacturing industry with a reputation for producing high-quality, safe, and efficacious food, feed, and health-related products.
Built on exacting science. Powered by human imagination. Transforming lives around the world. Our science, spirit of innovation, and servant leadership have driven us to make things better for people, animals, plants, and the planet. As we serve new markets and customers, Kemin puts the future in focus with transformation and sustainability as ways to improve life today and tomorrow.
Based in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa (EMENA), our team is dedicated to developing ingredients that help producers raise healthy livestock and poultry and to supporting our customers with innovative services on a local level.
We are a trusted market leader in the animal feed, beef, dairy, poultry, and pig industries. Our research and innovations help grow our customers' bottom line while meeting the ever-changing landscape of consumer expectations. Together, Kemin’s industry-leading solutions improve and strengthen safety throughout various stages of the global food chain.
Additives and nutrients are crucial in feed efficiency, feed safety, and animal health. Our solutions – products and services – are always created to ensure these aspects. In addition, we are innovating in different fields to ensure sustainability, answer the growing need for digital transformation, and increase the focus on our innovative services. We are expanding our products, services, and digital platforms to provide our customers with data-driven insights, helping them to become more profitable and sustainable. This is our key focus in the upcoming years.