Chr. Hansen unveils innovation fund for next generation microbial solutions for agriculture

DENMARK – The global bioscience company, Chr. Hansen has launched innovation fund to develop microbial and natural solutions for sustainable agricultural production. According to Chr. Hansen, the kitty granted by the Danish Innovation Fund aims to fund a US$4.48 million (3.9mn Euro) four-year project dubbed ‘Bac4CroP’. As global food demand increases, the world innovators are…

Chr. Hansen acquires Austria-based ingredient supplier Hundsbichler

AUSTRIA – Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company, has acquired the assets of Austrian-based ingredient supplier Österreichische Laberzeugung Hundsbichler GmbH. According to Chr. Hansen, the acquisition will make it further expand its enzyme production and presence into the traditional segments of specialty cheeses. Hundsbichler products are widely recognized for high quality, and this acquisition will…

Chr. Hansen reports 9% growth in revenue in the first nine months of 2017/18

EUROPE - Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company, has solid organic revenue growth of 9% in the first nine months of 2017/18. The company reported a 3% reported growth due to adverse currency impacts to which Food Cultures & Enzymes grew 12%, Health & Nutrition 8% and Natural Colors 5%. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT)…

Chr. Hansen invests in new Global Expertise Centre to expand portfolio

EUROPE – Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company, has invested in a new Global Expertise Centre to stay ahead of consumers’ increasing demands for natural, yet innovative food and beverage products. The building capacity will house additional employees on site and the laboratory space will be more than double what it currently is, according to…

Chr. Hansen’s launches a new cheese starter that produces soft cheese

DENMARK - Chr. Hansen A/S, a global bioscience company, has launched a new cheese starter that helps cheesemakers to produce soft cheese that maintains the desired taste and texture. According to the company, this new extension to the DVS SSC series is the latest addition to Chr. Hansen’s soft cheese starter culture range, consists of…

Chr. Hansen launches new starter cultures for rich flavor in white cheese

DENMARK - The global bioscience company, Chr. Hansen has launched a new product, DVS WHITE FLORA, a series of three cultures that ensures rich and aromatic flavor notes in white cheese. The new product also enhances more flexibility, consistent cheese quality and high yields in white cheese manufacturing. According to Chr. Hansen, the white cheese…

Chr. Hansen reveals probiotic strain that protects from painkillers’ effect

DENMARK - Chr. Hansen A/S, the global bioscience company has completed a clinical trial using a carefully selected probiotic strain that protects the gut against side effects caused by painkillers. The company said the trial which used capsule endoscopy to reveal GI damage, has reached both the primary and secondary end-points of trial indicating ability…

Chr. Hansen expands capacity for natural colors with Banker Wire facility

USA - Chr. Hansen is expanding its production capacity for natural colors as demand rise in the US market with the acquisition of Banker Wire manufacturing facility in Wisconsin, adding to its presence in North America. Expansion means to address a global shift from artificial to natural colors especially for the US consumers who are…

Chr. Hansen reports solid organic growth of 9% in its first-half year results

DENMARK - Chr. Hansen A/S, developer of natural solutions for the food, beverage and nutritional industry has reported solid organic revenue growth of 9% in the first half of 2017/18, led by 12% growth in Food Cultures & Enzymes. EBIT before special items increased slightly to US$167.96 million while in Q2, organic growth was 9%,…

Chr. Hansen appoints Christoffer Lorenzen as member of the Executive Board

DENMARK - Chr. Hansen, a global leader in natural solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries have appointed Christoffer Lorenzen as a member of the Executive Board. Before the appointment, Christoffer was serving the company as Executive Vice President of Food Cultures & Enzymes. According to Chr. Hansen, since joining the company in…