ESPGHAN recommends Chr. Hansen’s probiotics for use in preterm infants

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2020 10:23 UTC

Published New Position Paper from the globally recognized ‘European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition’ identifies probiotic strains with efficacy for preterm infants

Chr. Hansen forbliver i verdenseliten blandt bæredygtige selskaber

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2020 06:26 UTC

“Verdens mest bæredygtige virksomhed 2019” rangerer som nr. 2 på Corporate Knights’ liste for 2020. Med tre danske virksomheder i top 10 viser Danmark klart lederskab inden for bæredygtighed.

Chr. Hansen remains in world elite of most sustainable companies

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2020 06:19 UTC

“The world’s most sustainable company 2019” ranks no. 2 on Corporate Knights’ list for 2020.

Q1 results in line with expectations, momentum improved in Food Cultures & Enzymes

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2020 07:02 UTC

Lukas Schüpbach appointed CEO of Bacthera

Press releases   •   Jan 09, 2020 12:31 UTC

Chr. Hansen and Lonza’s 50/50 joint venture for Live Biotherapeutic Products (LBP), Bacthera, announces Lukas Schüpbach as the company’s CEO

Probiotics may provide relief for infants with colic, new study reveals

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 10:01 UTC

Up to one in four infants globally suffer from excessive crying and fussing – often called colic. A new study shows that the BB-12® probiotic strain may help reduce crying duration and the number of crying episodes and bring relief to infants and their parents

Probiotics may help preterm infants

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2019 08:51 UTC

A new three-strain probiotic blend from Chr. Hansen can help support the health and development of intestines in preterm babies and has been shown to reduce risk of Necrotizing enterocolitis by 50%

Chr. Hansen’s Head of Sustainability recognized as Meaningful Business 100 Leader

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 12:09 UTC

Global platform brings together the top 100 business leaders who are combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Chr. Hansen reaches 7% organic growth in 2018/19

Press releases   •   Oct 10, 2019 06:28 UTC

Despite more challenging growth conditions Chr. Hansen delivers a strong EBIT margin and a healthy cash flow, while also making significant progress on key strategic priorities

Chr. Hansen’s good bacteria to be produced on solar power

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2019 08:07 UTC

A new 10-year agreement enables Chr. Hansen Denmark to switch 100% to green power from two brand new solar parks. The agreement underlines Chr. Hansen’s commitment to a sustainable future and will create more green energy capacity to the benefit of all of Denmark.

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Chr. Hansen is a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. We develop and produce cultures, enzymes, probiotics and natural colors for a rich variety of foods, confectionery, beverages, dietary supplements, animal feed, and plant protection. Our product innovation is based on around 40,000 microbial strains – we like to refer to them as “good bacteria”. Our solutions enable food manufacturers to produce more with less – while also reducing the use of chemicals and other synthetic additives – which makes our products highly relevant in today’s world. Sustainability is an integral part of Chr. Hansen’s vision to improve food and health. In 2019 Chr. Hansen was ranked as the world’s most sustainable company by Corporate Knights thanks to our strong sustainability efforts and our many collaborative partnerships with our customers. We have been delivering value to our partners – and, ultimately, end consumers worldwide – for over 145 years. We are proud that more than one billion people consume products containing our natural ingredients every day. Chr. Hansen was founded in 1874 and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.


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