Our company

We preserve what matters

We champion preservation in all its forms, using science to propel nature's ingenuity.

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients.

We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation, and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. 

At Corbion, we live our brand promise "Keep creating", through our science, clear understanding of the markets we serve, and of course through our creative people.

Corbion's strategy and every aspect of our operations are built around advancing sustainability and applying high ethical standards, whether this relates to the management of our global supply chain, responsible procurement of our raw materials, or the safety and wellbeing of our people.

In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of € 1,070.8 million and had a workforce of 2,493 FTEs. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.



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Our purpose and values

Our company compass guides our business focus, connects our people, and gives us our shared direction.
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Our history

We started Corbion as a company in multiple markets with a broad product portfolio that evolved over time while always remaining close to our biobased activities.
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Our strategy

At Corbion, sustainability is at the heart of what we do. We are very well positioned to benefit from the worldwide drive for more sustainable products and solutions.