Introducing the Hansen sweet potato™ – the secret behind the market’s best carmine alternative

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2019 07:00 GMT

Chr. Hansen’s decade-long breeding program results in a new and unique sweet potato that is the raw material creating vibrant alternatives to carmine and synthetic reds

Chr. Hansen kåret som verdens mest bæredygtige virksomhed

Press Releases   •   Jan 22, 2019 05:07 GMT

Chr. Hansen topper 2019-ranglisten over verdens 100 mest bæredygtige virksomheder, som offentliggjort under World Economic Forum i Davos i Schweiz.

Chr. Hansen ranked as the most sustainable company in the world

Press Releases   •   Jan 22, 2019 05:00 GMT

Topping the 2019 global index of the 100 most sustainable companies, as announced during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Solid start to the year: 10% organic growth

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 07:08 GMT

Chr. Hansen realizes solid organic growth of 10% in the first three months of the financial year 2018/19, delivering in line with our 'Nature’s no. 1 – Sustainably' growth ambitions.

A red like no other

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2018 08:04 GMT

Clean, simple and naturally sourced – Chr. Hansen launches a vibrant, minimally processed red vegetable juice with unique coloring benefits

Bevilling fra Innovationsfonden til udviklingen af næste generations mikrobielle løsninger til landbruget

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2018 07:41 GMT

Innovationsfonden har ydet en bevilling til Chr. Hansen, Københavns Universitet og Dansk Teknologisk Institut (DTI), som sammen vil arbejde på at udvikle naturlige løsninger til en bæredygtig landbrugsproduktion

Innovation fund grant to develop next generation microbial solutions for agriculture

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2018 07:29 GMT

The Danish Innovation Fund has awarded a grant to Chr. Hansen, University of Copenhagen and the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) who will join forces to develop natural solutions for sustainable agricultural production

‘Felix’ and ‘Fido’ are in for a treat: colors sourced from nature for pet food

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 09:54 GMT

With the launch of a whole new range of ingredients with coloring properties for dog and cat food, Chr. Hansen uses it’s 140-years of formulation and application know-how to support the pet food industry

​Another successful year for Chr. Hansen: 9% organic growth in 2017/18

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2018 06:03 GMT

Based on good progress in strategic focus areas, Chr. Hansen raises ambitions to 9-11% organic growth next year

Chr. Hansen acquires dairy ingredient supplier Hundsbichler

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2018 06:02 GMT

​Through the acquisition of the assets of Austrian-based ingredient supplier Österreichische Laberzeugung Hundsbichler GmbH, Chr. Hansen will further expand its enzyme production and presence into the traditional segments of specialty cheeses.

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About Chr. Hansen A/S

About us

Chr. Hansen is a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient 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 and even animal feed and plant protection. Our product innovation is based on more than 30,000 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 make our products highly relevant in today’s world. We have been delivering value to our partners – and, ultimately, end consumers worldwide – for over 140 years. We are proud that more than one billion people consume products containing our natural ingredients every day. Revenue in the 2017/18 financial year was EUR 1,097 million. Chr. Hansen was founded in 1874 and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.


  • Chr. Hansen A/S
  • Boege Allé 10-12
  • DK-2970 Hoersholm
  • Denmark