Chr. Hansen launches new nu-trish LGG probiotic culture for plant-based dairy

DENMARK – Global bioscience company, Chr. Hansen has launched nu-trish® LGG® DA, a new probiotic culture for fermented plant-based yoghurts and other products. The new product joins a range of Lactobacillus rhamnosus LGG strain designed to address the growing need for fermented and nutritious plant-based dairy products. The nu-trish® LGG® DA is an adjunct culture,…

Chr. Hansen unveils new sweet potato natural red color alternative

DENMARK – Global bioscience company, Chr. Hansen has unveiled the Hansen sweet potato™, a natural red color alternative to carmine and synthetic reds to satisfy discerning consumers. The new vegetable variety from Ipomoea batatas was developed using traditional breeding methods to create the long-sought after vibrant, natural red color for use in food and beverage…

Chr. Hansen ranked world’s most sustainable company

DENMARK - Chr. Hansen, a Denmark-based global bioscience company was ranked as the most sustainable company in the world during the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The ranking done by Corporate Knights, a specialized Toronto-based media and investment research firm, comes as a time the firm is set to celebrate its 145th anniversary.…

Chr. Hansen reports 10% organic revenue growth in the first quarter

DENMARK – The global food and nutritional solutions provider, Chr. Hansen has posted solid organic revenue growth of 10% in the first three months of the year 2018/19, primarily led by the Health & Nutrition segment. Earnings Before Interest & Tax before special items increased by 9% to US$80.88 million corresponding to an EBIT margin…

Chr. Hansen expands natural colors range with new Red FruitMax

DENMARK -  Global Bioscience company, Chr. Hansen has developed a new red natural colour ingredient, FruitMax to provide manufacturers with vibrant natural colour solutions. The new product aims to solve technical challenges experienced by food and beverage manufacturers in creating a stable and vibrant red colour. FruitMax finds application in several food products such as…

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…