DSM Nutritional Products has raised the price of calcium pantothenate (calpan) by 15% - the second time it has upped the price of the mineral since 2011.
In March 2011, DSM also increased calpan pricing by 5-15% along with vitamin E, vitamin A, vitamin B2 and vitamin B6.
The Dutch-Swiss ingredients giant did not give specific reason for the latest price hike.
DSM’s nutrition cluster contributed €242m of its Q3 2013 €342m EBITDA figure – up 20% from €202m in 2012.
DSM is the world's biggest ingredient supplier for human purposes.