A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W

Chr. Hansen

Company-logo  COMPANY DETAILS
Chr. Hansen
10-12 Bøge Allé
Hørsholm
DK-2970
Denmark


Website
Mail
Call
  +45 45 74 74 74


Printer
  +45 45 74 88 88

ACTIVE CATEGORIES

antioxidant chemicals and systems; bakery mixes and other bakery products; cheese products - natural and imitation; colors - natural; nutraceutical and functional food ingredients; probiotics


Facebook   
Linkedin   
Twitter   
Youtube   

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
FormattedPicture

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

Nabati Foods completes new plant-based manufacturing facility in Canada

13 May 2021 --- Nabati Foods Global, a plant-based food player, has completed the construction of a new manufacturing facility in Alberta, Canada. The new plant is five times larger than the pilot... Read More

FormattedPicture

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

COVID-19 updates

11 May 2021 --- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, FoodIngredientsFirst is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this news feed for the... Read More

FormattedPicture

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

Chr. Hansen unveils new Vega Culture Kit, “essential for crafting superior vegurts”

11 May 2021 --- Chr. Hansen has launched Vega Culture Kit specifically developed for fermented plant bases. It allows plant-based innovators to develop customized and differentiated features of... Read More

FormattedPicture

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

IFF leverages greater control over pizza cheese browning in Brazilian market

05 May 2021 --- IFF’s Choozit BC Cultures series is tapping into the lucrative Brazilian pizza market with a clean label solution to control cheese browning and, therefore, the pizza’s... Read More

FormattedPicture

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

Chr. Hansen unveils “next-gen” food cultures for fermentation-enabled bioprotection of dairy products

28 Apr 2021 --- Chr. Hansen has launched its latest generation of FreshQ, a range of food cultures that improves the bioprotective effects of fermentation in dairy. The move will allow a broader... Read More




Videos
FormattedPicture

Revision of EU food additive regulation of annatto

31 Jul 2020 --- Annatto has been part of Chr. Hansen's portfolio for 144 years. The company now produces the orange-red food pigment in Brazil, the US and in Denmark. The EU is expanding its food categories that allow annatto to include, among others – batters, soups, broths, surimi and flavored drinks. In line with this development, Chr. Hansen details how it has conducted an extensive review of its annatto portfolio to ensure compliancy with the new documentation and labeling requirements.

FormattedPicture

Natural red colors from the Hansen sweet potato

03 Feb 2020 --- The Hansen sweet potato is unique for its red shade and natural positioning. It can replace carmine and Red 40, which is difficult to obtain from a normal erythrosine, explains Pernille Borre Arskog, Senior Manager, Chr. Hansen, at FiE 2019 in Paris, France. The company touted how the colorant is suitable for a wide variety of applications, ranging from beverages to plant-based meat alternatives.

FormattedPicture

Reducing added sugar in yogurt using only culture

10 Dec 2019 --- Chr. Hansen highlighted its new Sweety Y-1 culture at FiE 2019. The culture reduces the amount of added sugar in yogurt and keeps the sweetness, but does so only using culture. The patented bacteria work by converting the naturally occurring sugars in milk, using more of the lactose and leaving glucose. This enables the development of natural and clean label products without the use of artificial sweeteners.

FormattedPicture

New natural source for red colors

08 Jul 2019 --- Chr. Hansen scored an innovation prize at the IFT 2019 Food Expo. The company’s FruitMax reds are based on the Hansen sweet potato and are claimed to “deliver a red like no other.” They are minimally processed, bright, beautiful and stable plus 100 percent plant-based with no off-taste, which is often characteristic of other similar red colors coming from natural sources. They are presented as a great alternative to carmine and synthetic reds in many food and beverage products. Concepts on display included a Strawberry Lemonade Slush featuring FruitMax Red 107, with a strawberry variegate swirl coming courtesy of supplier Agrana Fruit.

FormattedPicture

The Development of an Innovative Capsule for Mothers

12 May 2015 --- Chr. Hansen highlighted the ground-breaking technology LIFE GEL and the Mother’s 1st concept. A patent-pending industry first The LIFE GEL technology is the world’s first soft gel solution that can sustain live probiotics for two years on the shelf. It combines probiotics and omega 3 and in the popular soft gel dosage form the platform opens op for countless business opportunities. To demonstrate how LIFE GEL can be used to target a specific market segment, Chr. Hansen has developed Mother’s 1st, a solution for pregnant and lactating women. At the end of shelf life, this white-colored soft gel contains 1 billion of the world’s best-documented bifidobacteria, Chr. Hansen’s probiotic strain named BB-12, and 250 mg of DHA.




Articles On The World of Food Ingredients
FormattedPicture

THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Opinion Edge: Toasting Drinks Creativity

27 Mar 2020 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on beverage trends to look out for in 2020 and beyond. How does the drinks industry meet the demands of an adventurous consumer?

FormattedPicture

THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

View From The Top: Soeren Westh Lonning, Chr. Hansen CFO

26 Feb 2020 --- Chr. Hansen has embarked on a 50/50 joint venture (JV) with Lonza to address the emerging market of biotherapeutic products. The JV was formed in 2019 to leverage Lonza’s knowledge and technology in pharmaceuticals with Chr. Hansen’s 145-year experience of working with good bacteria. The company's Chief Financial Officer, Soeren Westh Lonning discusses the matter with The World Of Food Ingredients.

FormattedPicture

THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Opinion Edge: Sweet NPD Opportunities

19 Feb 2019 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on trends to look out for in sweet goods. Which trends are driving the development in 2019 and what can we expect to see?

FormattedPicture

THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Cultures: Age-old processes present new opportunities

19 Dec 2018 --- Chr. Hansen CEO, Mauricio Graber, sees organic growth through innovation and regional expansion as central to the company’s continued advance. Its’ cornerstone Cultures & Enzymes business is thriving amid new market dynamics.

FormattedPicture

THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

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?




Podcasts
FormattedPicture

Newsbite Podcast (Apr 26 - 30): GFI leads coalition urging US government to make alternative protein science a “national priority”

30 Apr 2021 --- In F&B developments this week, the Good Food Institute (GFI) and more than 60 key alternative protein stakeholders called on the US federal government to make alt-protein investment a “national priority.” Chr. Hansen launched its latest generation of bioprotective food cultures FreshQ, while TurtleTree opened new US-based R&D headquarters for the sustainable cultivation of milk from mammalian cells. In Singapore, Givaudan & Bühler launched a Protein Innovation Centre targeting Asian culinary plant-based development.

FormattedPicture

NewsBite Podcast (Aug 31 - Sep 4): Chr Hansen reveals cheese culture solution

04 Sep 2020 --- This week, ingredient innovation was in the spotlight. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with Chr. Hansen, who launched its latest cheese culture solution for reduced browning on pizzas by up to 100 percent. US start-up Renewal Mill is making moves in transforming waste into premium ingredients such as “oat okara,” a flour made from the oat pulp leftover when oat milk is produced. The production of a unique single-cell protein “made from thin air” is ramping up, following an US$18 million financing round for Finnish food tech start-up, Solar Foods.

FormattedPicture

New opportunities for good bacteria

06 Nov 2018 --- Mauricio Graber took the helm as new Chr. Hansen CEO on June 1, 2018, having previously served as President of the Flavours Division of Givaudan. Chr. Hansen recently reported its Q4 and full financial earnings. The company announced that it had achieved the overall financial targets set at the beginning of the year and raised its ambitions 9-11 percent organic growth for next year. It is the company’s core business of Cultures & Enzymes, which represents 59 percent of their business that performed the strongest, with bioprotection and probiotics forming key pillars here. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with Mauricio about the current business environment and new opportunities for microbes.

FormattedPicture

Chr. Hansen targets organic growth through innovation

06 Nov 2017 --- Danish-headquartered ingredients supplier Chr. Hansen recently announced its annual results, with organic growth reported of 10 percent for 2016/2017. Food Cultures & Enzymes and Health & Nutrition both delivered strong growth, performing slightly above the long-term ambitions for these businesses, while Natural Colors grew in line with ambitions. The key focus for Chr. Hansen continues to be strong organic growth through innovation and the company notes that with good progress in many of its strategic initiatives, the building blocks for achieving its ambitious financial targets are in place.Soeren Westh Lonning, CFO at Chr. Hansen discusses the company’s strategy shortly after the results were announced. 

FormattedPicture

WEEKLY PODCAST: Mars is Expanding its Footprint in the Pet Healthcare Market

16 Jan 2017 --- Mars is expanding its footprint in the pet healthcare market by acquiring the veterinary hospital chain VCA for $7.7bn. Mars is to pay $93 a share in cash for one of North America’s biggest providers of pet healthcare services. The acquisition comes as Mars is looking to shift sales away from its confectionery business-which includes brands such as M&Ms, Snickers and Mars-to counter the trend of consumers shunning sugary sweets. Other companies mentioned are ABF, Chr. Hansen and Bayn Europe. 




Webinars
FormattedPicture

Colorful innovation: Navigating your brand through the new COVID-19 reality

10 Nov 2020 --- The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on consumer behavior and trends. Lockdowns, social distancing and a heightened focus on hygiene are now an integral part of our new reality. The outcome of these changes will define consumer behavior in the near future – and potentially for some time to come. In this webinar, Chr. Hansen Natural Colors will guide you through this new reality with exciting opportunities for innovating with color.




A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W