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Kemin's Sustainability Journey

Kemin has been dedicated to serving you, our customers, with our line of specialty ingredients. It’s through our relationship and time spent with you that we have been able to create solutions for your product goals. Our goal is to provide you not only with the product you need today, but one you may need in the future as well, all while providing you with the best customer service. Whether you need product recommendations, formulation guidance, or industry knowledge – our team is here to support you.

One of our key initiatives at Kemin is to work towards sustainable practices for healthy people, a healthy planet and a healthy business. Our sustainability compass guides us forward in our journey to provide sustainable products to our customers. We do this through 6 key areas:



Sustainability compass

Sustainability Compass

  • Using clean energy
  • Working globally
  • Collaborating for change
  • Reducing water usage & contamination
  • Decreasing waste
  • Taking climate action

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We look forward to working with you to meet your sustainability goals. To learn more about our initiatives visit our sustainability page.

We hope you enjoyed your Kemin innovation box. Help us to continue bringing you innovative ideas and products by telling us a little more about your thoughts on the box you received and future product goals in the survey below. The survey is short and your responses will help us to better serve you in the long run.

We look forward to serving you again in 2024!


Innovation Box Ingredients

Meet Our Ingredients 

ButiShield™ is an encapsulated low odor source of calcium butyrate safe for daily consumption that provides a targeted release of >35% butyric acid. 

FloraGLO® Lutein is trusted by doctors with over 25 years of proven safety and efficacy. It's sourced from marigold flowers to naturally protect the eyes, brain and skin.1

Kemin provides sustainably-sourced beta 1,3 glucans that are clinically demonstrated to safely support the immune system every day.2

DailyZz™ is a naturally-sourced proprietary botanical blend of sleep promoting polyphenols to support better sleep and improved next day performance.7

XCS-11® and XCS-11® Pro are oral health ingredients that feature 2% and 5% stabilized chlorine dioxide to neutralize bad breath and promote oral hygiene.

Neumentix™ is a naturally-sourced nootropic from spearmint that targets working memory, the part of the brain that supports attention, focus and productivity.4-6

Kemin CBD distillate provides your customer with benefits from all parts of the hemp plant.

ZeaONE® OptiSHARP™ Natural Zeaxanthin is zeaxanthin naturally sourced from marigold flowers and is a safe, trusted ingredient for eye health.

Slendesta® is a dietary ingredient for satiety that offers the support dieters need to control hunger and feel full between meals.3


These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

The information on this webpage is a business-to-business information and not intended for the final consumer. Certain statements may not be applicable in all geographical regions. Product labeling and associated claims differs based upon government requirements and country or region specific information should also be considered when labeling or advertising to final consumers.

This web page and its associated brochures and other documents do not constitute or provide scientific or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and are distributed without warranty of any kind, either expressly or implied. This web page, its title or contents and associated brochures and other documents do not in any way make recommendations for health or marketing claims by the reader. Country and region specific regulations should be considered in this regard. Each claim or statement about the effectiveness of Kemin products and/or each claim or statement comparing the effectiveness of Kemin products to the effectiveness of other products is expressly limited to the United States, unless otherwise disclosed on the Kemin websites.

OPTISHARP® Natural is a Registered Trademark of DSM Nutritional Products Ltd.


  1. KHTL-017-083 (TL-10-00183) Human Clinical Trials with FloraGLO Lutein
  2. Evans et al., (2019) Effect of a Euglena gracilis Fermentate on Immune Function in Healthy, Active Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Nutrients, 11(12):2926. 
  3. KHTL-017-052 Slendesta Potato Protein Extract for the Promtion of Weight Loss in Adults a Meta-Analysis of Clinical Studies
  4. Falcone et al, (2019). The attention-enhancing effects of spearmint extract supplementation in healthy men and women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel trial. Nutr Res, 64, 24-38.
  5. Falcone, et al., (2018). Efficacy of a nootropic spearmint extract on reactive agility: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel trial. J Int Soc Sports Nutr, 15(1), 58. 
  6. Herrlinger, et al., (2018). Spearmint Extract Improves Working Memory in Men and Women with Age-Associated Memory Impairment. J Altern Complement Med, 24(1), 37-47. 
  7. Tubbs et al., (2021) Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of a Polyphenol Botanical Blend on Sleep and Daytime Functioning. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 18(6):3044.