Van Hees, Inc., is a member of the international Van Hees GmbH corporation. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered out of Cary, North Carolina. Van Hees, Inc., makes speciality and functional ingredients for the meat industry. Their ingredients are used in beef, pork, chicken, turkey, and emulsified animal-based products.
Notable functional food ingredients made by Van Hees, Inc., are: BOMBAL (antimicrobial ingredient), BULLIN (food grade phosphate), LEMAL (emulsifier ingredient), PolterGOLD (functional additive for gyro/dӧner products), SoMinus (salt reduction ingredient), and ZARTIN (multifunctional phosphate ingredient).