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Kemin Industries Acquires Proteus Industries to Extend Position in Meat Processing Market
Wednesday 07 April 2021

Iowa, US-based ingredient manufacturer Kemin Industries has acquired Massachusetts-based food technology and ingredient provider Proteus Industries, Inc. to reduce usage of artificial ingredients and strengthen Kemin's position in global meat processing industry, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

This acquisition adds sustainable clean label yield enhancement technology to the global Kemin Food Technologies portfolio of ingredient solutions.

Kemin will rebrand the ingredient technology as Proteus to help commercial food processors improve retention of moisture and texture without reliance on artificial ingredients.

This provides manufacturers the opportunity to meet the label claims and product attributes consumers desire, while reducing input costs and achieving greater yields.

Kemin Industries supplies over 500 speciality ingredients for human and animal health and nutrition, pet food, aquaculture, nutraceutical, food technologies, crop technologies, textile, biofuels and animal vaccine industries.
Date Published: 07/04/2021