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11 Jun 2015 - 10:00

DuPont Probiotics Business Focuses on Health Medical Science Area

DuPont Nutrition & Health hosted a Probiotics and Health Medical Science Summit in Shanghai on May 26. DuPont presented the latest developments on global probiotics clinical research, along with market insights and trends on global probiotics products.

Several leading Chinese clinical experts shared  a number of clinical studies, on digestive health, immune health and women &  children’s health, among others. About 40 chief physicians from the gastroenterology, pediatrics, gynecology and dermatology departments of leading Third-Level Grade-A hospitals in China, along with approximately 20 attendants from leading dietary supplement manufacturers participated in the summit.
“The summit  helped us to establish a platform and network of clinical research in China, in order to boost our probiotics business  to better serve the health, food and medical areas”, said Yongjing Li, Ph.D., regional president Greater China, DuPont Nutrition & Health.

Probiotics have a number of health benefits. Clinical researches on probiotics are focusing on digestive health, immune health and metabolic health,  while human microbiome researchers are redefining the importance of gut microbiota. Probiotics have innovation opportunities not only in the food and dietary supplements industries, but also in the pharmaceutical industry.

DuPont has more than 600 clinical research articles on probiotic strains, and is the only cultures supplier with an in-house nutrition and health research center. With proprietary processes and products, new state-of-the-art facilities, and strong local support for innovation, application, regulation and production, DuPont supplies high quality probiotics products and services to customers globally.


DuPont Nutrition & Health combines in-depth knowledge of food and nutrition with current research and expert science to deliver unmatched value to the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries. We are innovative solvers, drawing on deep consumer insights and a broad product portfolio to help our customers turn challenges into high-value business opportunities. Follow us on LinkedIn

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought-leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

Amy Yang
Amy Yang
Regional Marketing Communication Manager
+86 2-038-390-222 ext. 8878
Guangzhou, China