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


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.

Food Ingredients News  08 June 2018

Weekly Digest: Mondelēz commits to sustainable wheat sourcing, Chr. Hansen and FMC extend natural crop protection collaboration

08 Jun 2018 --- This week in business, Mondelēz is expanding its Harmony program, the company’s sustainable wheat sourcing initiative, to cover 100 percent of its biscuit brands in the European Union by 2022 and Nestlé Waters certifying all of its sites to the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard by 2025. Chr. Hansen and FMC Corporation announced a five-year extension of their collaboration to develop and commercialize natural solutions for the agricultural industry and Nestlé was named most effective food marketer for the third year running based on the Effie Effectiveness Index 2018. A team of students from the University of Nottingham, UK won the gold prize at Ecotrophelia UK with their spicy BBQ flavored savory snack. Starbucks announced that its chairman Howard Schultz,  is to step down later this month and Pavlos Photiades has been elected for the second term as The Brewers of Europe President.

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.

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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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