Chr. Hansen

10-12 Bøge Allé





Tel. +45 45 74 74 74

Fax. +45 45 74 88 88


Antioxidant Chemicals and Systems, Bakery Mixes and Other Bakery Products, Cheese Products - Natural and Imitation, Colors - Natural, Colors - Synthetic & Azo-Dyes, Nutraceutical and Functional Food Ingredients, Probiotics

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Chr. Hansen

Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. The products include cultures, enzymes, probiotics and natural colors, and all solutions are based on strong research and development competencies coupled with significant technology investments. The company holds a leading market position in all its divisions: Cultures & Enzymes, Health & Nutrition and Natural Colors. It has more than 2,500 dedicated employees in over 30 countries and main production facilities in Denmark, France, USA and Germany. Chr. Hansen was founded in 1874 and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen.

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Nutrition & Health News  30 November 2017

Chr. Hansen enters into partnership with Rheolution Inc. on cheesemaking aids

30 Nov 2017 --- Chr. Hansen has entered into a partnership with Rheolution Inc. on the global distribution of Rheolution's CoaguSens and ElastoSens products. Aimed at cheesemakers, Chr. Hansen explains that the products offer real-time analytics of the milk coagulation process: In real time and near the vats, they measure the flocculation point (where solid particles are separated from the liquid), the milk gel firmness and the speed of coagulation.

Business News  30 November 2017

Chr. Hansen boss steps down

30 Nov 2017 --- The chief executive of Denmark-based Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, Cees de Jong, has announced that he will be stepping down after five years in the post.

Food Ingredients News  03 November 2017

Chr. Hansen launches clean label FreshQ cultures to improve shelf life and cut waste

03 Nov 2017 --- With Chr. Hansen’s second generation FreshQ, more dairies can rely on natural freshness and contribute to reducing food waste, according to the company, which has just launched the new product five years after debuting its FreshQ portfolio. Since then FreshQ is claimed to have swept across the global dairy industry and gained recognition for its protective properties against yeast and mold in an all-natural way, playing into the strong consumer preference for clean label.

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01 July 2014

Addressing Trends in Natural Colors

Chr. Hansen’s brand new color solution DairyMax Red 144 WSS has been developed specifically for fruit-on-the-bottom yogurts. The intense red shade provided by DairyMax Red 144 WSS is a result of its content of anthocyanin. Multiple stability tests have confirmed that products dyed with DairyMax Red 144 WSS keep their intense and visually enticing red hue throughout the production and storage processes.

31 May 2013

Probiotic Oil Drops for Infants and Young Children

Chr. Hansen has launched a new probiotic product which has the potential to improve the gut and immune health of infants and young children: probiotic drops containing Chr. Hansen’s bacteria strain BB-12 and sunflower oil.

12 January 2012

Taking Probiotics to Juice Applications

Marie Brenoe of Chr. Hansen on Taking Probiotics to Juice Applications.

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