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, 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.

Articles On FoodIngredientsFirst


Food Ingredients News  07 December 2018

In Living Coral? Pantone tips pink-tinted hue for 2019 as Instagrammable food colors trend

07 Dec 2018 --- Pantone has named “Living Coral,” a pink-tinted hue as its color of the year for 2019, inspiring colors suppliers and packaging manufacturers to think about what the food & beverage implications may be. The shade, part orange, part pink, is a warm and welcoming one that adds life and playfulness, according to Jeffrey Beers, founder and CEO of his eponymous design firm. This year’s color was Ultra Violet, a deep purple hue. The news of the choice of coral has been met with interest from food colors suppliers, who shared their views with FoodIngredientsFirst.

Food Ingredients News  29 November 2018

Clean label red: Chr. Hansen expands its natural colors portfolio

29 Nov 2018 --- Chr. Hansen has developed a “vibrant and minimally processed” red vegetable juice with coloring benefits, that can be labeled simply as fruit and vegetable juices, making it a clean label option. The new color product, FruitMax reds, overcomes the “technical constraints” surrounding the creation of a stable and vibrant color that come with naturally sourced red solutions, according to the company.

Business News  26 October 2018

A good culture shock? “We are yet to explore most of our good bacteria bank,” says new Chr. Hansen CEO

26 Oct 2018 --- The role of microbes in addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems around agriculture, animal and human health is tremendously promising, with countless untapped bacterial strains yet to be exploited. This is according to new Chr Hansen CEO, Mauricio Graber, who sees organic growth through innovation and regional expansion as the cornerstone of the company’s continued advance.

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From TWOFI  30 October 2018

Future Dairy Challenges

30 Oct 2018 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on trends in the dairy ingredients space. How big is the challenge faced by the dairy alternatives market?

From TWOFI  30 November 2014

Opinion Edge: How to Ride the Next Dairy Trend

30 Nov 2014 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the key dairy trends. How can manufacturers benefit from the mainstreaming of the sports nutrition sector? How can the boom in protein and the needs of the aging global population be addressed?

From TWOFI  01 March 2013

View from the Top: Knud Vindfeldt, Head of Cultures & Enzymes, Chr. Hansen

01 Mar 2013 --- Knud Vindfeldt: “Chr. Hansen has a clear strategy to obtain EU approved health claims for our core probiotic strains. While the EFSA demands are high and timelines have been challenging, this does not change our strategy. To protect our customers and consumers from conflicting messages, we will only submit our applications for health claims when we are confident we have sufficient data to meet the EFSA requirements.”

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01 July 2014

Addressing Trends in Natural Colors

01 Jul 2014 --- 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

31 May 2013 --- 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

12 Jan 2012 --- Marie Brenoe of Chr. Hansen on Taking Probiotics to Juice Applications.

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