Perten Instruments celebrates its 50-year anniversary. The company provides equipment to test and analyze food production, grain products and other products, and provides functional and compositional forms of analysis.

Frost & Sullivan honored Netzsch Pumps & Systems, Exton, Pa., with the 2011 Best Practice Award for increased customer benefit. Netzsch offers tailor-made solutions for applications worldwide.

Chr. Hansen received a “2012 Beverage Innovation Functional Drinks Award” for its L. casei431 Juice, a probiotic with clinically documented immune health benefits and outstanding performance in a variety of fruit beverages.

DSM has a new website ( that it said showcases the breadth and versatility of its ingredients portfolio. It includes product summaries and downloads of information on numerous market segments. The company’s expertise includes dairy, beverages and dietary supplements.