BASF increases price for calcium D-pantothenate (Vitamin B5) for animal nutrition
Ludwigshafen, Germany – April 1, 2009 – BASF increases globally the price for calcium D-pantothenate (Lutavit® Calpan) products for animal nutrition as of April 1, 2009, respectively in line with existing commitments to minimum €6.50 (US$8.50) per kg for full container loads FCA Ludwigshafen (Incoterms 2000).
This price increase is necessary to be able to continuously supply customers with Lutavit Calpan products and services of highest quality.
Calcium D-pantothenate is a salt of pantothenic acid, a vitamin, which is used in animal und human nutrition. BASF’s plant for the production of calcium D-pantothenate is located in Ludwigshafen.
About BASF Nutrition Ingredients
BASF’s Nutrition Ingredients business unit is a leading supplier of food ingredients and feed additives. The product portfolio for animal nutrition includes vitamins, carotenoids, enzymes, organic acids, omega-6s and other feed additives. BASF offers products of outstanding quality produced with modern, state-of-the-art technologies. BASF also combines technical services and scientific expertise to meet the highest demands and to deliver the best value to the industry. Premium formulations are a key strength that has made BASF a leader in the industry. Further information is available at www.nutrition.basf.com.