Food & Beverage

Food Solutions to Help a Growing Population Flourish

DuPont works with food manufacturers and producers worldwide, applying science to help build their businesses and feed the world’s growing population.

By 2020, DuPont will invest over $10 billion in 4,000 products focused on food solutions. Currently, over 60% of our total research investment goes to food. DuPont scientists and business experts are collaborating with food manufacturers and producers worldwide to make food safer, healthier, better-tasting and easier to produce.

We innovate across the food chain, from seeds to ingredients, packaging to safety technology. As tastes change, regulations evolve and the challenges of ensuring a sustainable food supply multiply. We are working with customers and partners to develop solutions at scale.  


  • Food ingredients that help meet the demand for healthier, safer food products.

    Danisco® Food Ingredients

  • DuPont™ Danisco® Soy Protein

    The world needs more food and DuPont™ Danisco® isolated soy protein provides a healthy protein source that is also more energy-efficient, economically feasible and environmentally sustainable than many animal-based proteins. Soy has what it takes to meet the increasing global demand for protein.

  • Delrin® provides the necessary properties required to replace metal.

    Delrin® acetal resin

  • Teflon® Fluoropolymer Resins

    A staple in kitchens since the 1960’s, DuPont™ Teflon® nonstick coating systems make life easier. Did you know the Teflon® brand goes far beyond cookware? It is also found across a broad range of consumer and industrial applications and processing techniques.

  • DuPont™Appeel® lidding sealant resin helps keep foods safe, fresh and inviting.

    Appeel® Sealant Resins

  • Foods fried in high oleic soybean oil offer delicious flavor with 0g trans fat.

    Plenish™ High Oleic Soybean Oil

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    Surlyn® Resin

  • BAX® System

    The BAX® System from DuPont provides food companies with advanced DNA-based detection of foodborne pathogens and other organisms in their raw materials, environmental samples and finished products.

  • RiboPrinter® Microbial Characterization System

    The RiboPrinter® System from DuPont combines automation with the power of DNA to identify contaminants and track their source, helping food and pharmaceutical companies gain control of their microbial environments.

  • Suva® Refrigerants

    DuPont™ Suva® refrigerants provide a range of cooling solutions for multiple industries, including many options for residential, retail and commercial air-conditioning and refrigeration, everything from supermarket display cases and restaurant walk-ins to the mini-fridges in college dorms.

  • Opteon™ Refrigerants

    The DuPont answer to the challenge of creating more sustainable refrigerants, DuPont™ Opteon™ family of lower-global-warming- potential (GWP) refrigerants constitutes a more sustainable refrigeration solution that is energy-efficient, safe and easy-to-implement.

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    DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS)