Established in 1961, Kemin Industries is a privately held corporation manufacturing nutritional ingredients. It provides a wide range of agricultural products, such as acidifiers, antimicrobials, antioxidants, enzymes, gluconeogenics, inoculants, pigmenters and surfactants. It offers preservatives for breads and baked goods, including tortillas and cereal items. Kemin Industries provides dietary supplements, such as satise and litien. It additionally offers food products for pets. Its pharmaceutical department conducts research of new molecules that can cure infections caused by virus, bacteria, fungi and protozoa. It also provides customer services that focus on the improvement and quality of its products and services. Kemin Industries is located in Des Moines, Iowa.