Natamax® Antimicrobial

Natamax® is a family of antifungal solutions used in a wide range of foods

Natamax® provides a wide range of shelf-life extender products with natamycin – that is produced at our Danish Nutrition & Biosciences facility – as the active compound and star ingredient.

Natamycin is a versatile, naturally-occurring antimicrobial that has been proven to reduce yeast and mold growth in many different types of food. It’s functional over a wide range of pH values and heat treatment processes.

How We Help

Clean Label

Natamax® is based on natamycin, a naturally occurring anti-fungal that meets the demand from food manufacturers and consumers for an antimicrobial solution with a friendlier image than synthetic/chemical preservatives.


Key Benefits

  • Best-in-class anti-mycotic efficacy
  • Proven to extend shelf life
  • No alteration to the flavor, odor or appearance of food
  • Easy and safe to use
  • Multiple product formats to satisfy customers’ needs

Application Areas

Drawing on many years of experience, we tailor solutions for bakery products, creating superb fresh-keeping properties in bread and cakes and the right bite and crumb in biscuits, crackers and pastry, even at reduced fat levels.
When you open the door to Nutrition & Biosciences for your beverage needs, you gain access to unmatched application expertise, science-driven solutions, the full DuPont™ Danisco® range of ingredients, and extensive market knowledge and deep consumer insights that drive competitive advantage.
Successful soups, sauces and dressings are dependent on good taste, texture and stability, DuPont™ Danisco® culinary ingredients help you deliver this.
Take a deeper look inside Nutrition & Biosciences for your cheese, yogurt and other dairy needs. See how our market insights, research, and experience can open up your potential to satisfy nutrition-conscious consumers while keeping your costs down.
With proactive science-based innovation, broad market expertise and over 50 years of collaborative applications in meat, poultry and seafood, Nutrition & Biosciences stands out as your go-to solutions provider.

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