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Strong start to 2015/16: 14% organic revenue growth in Q1

Strong start to 2015/16: 14% organic revenue growth in Q1

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2016 07:02 UTC

We experienced a strong start to 2015/16 and 14% organic revenue growth in Q1 underlines our unique position in markets within microbial and natural color solutions with attractive growth opportunities.

Chr. Hansen to acquire Nutritional Physiology Company and expand its business in probiotics to the livestock industry

Chr. Hansen to acquire Nutritional Physiology Company and expand its business in probiotics to the livestock industry

Press releases   •   Jan 13, 2016 17:04 UTC

At Chr. Hansen, the animal health and nutrition business supplies probiotics to various customers in the global livestock industry. Through the acquisition of US-based Nutritional Physiology Company (NPC), Chr. Hansen will further broaden this microbial platform and expand its presence into the beef cattle segment.

Chr. Hansen scientist spearheads development of new international standard for counting bacteria

Chr. Hansen scientist spearheads development of new international standard for counting bacteria

Press releases   •   Dec 22, 2015 13:26 UTC

Chr. Hansen is a leading player in the standardization community within the framework of the International Dairy Federation and ISO (International Organization for Standardization).

From light to delightful: New ripening culture to change the game in reduced-fat cheese

From light to delightful: New ripening culture to change the game in reduced-fat cheese

Press releases   •   Dec 21, 2015 12:27 UTC

​Chr. Hansen launches Delight™, a 3-in-1 solution to eliminate bitterness, restore flavor balance and give a smooth texture in cheeses with reduced calories.

​FeelGood Kefir “highly commended” at Beverage Innovation award show

​FeelGood Kefir “highly commended” at Beverage Innovation award show

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2015 12:13 UTC

Reinvent an ancient dairy product with intrinsic health benefits and get a head start in a new global trend. Our new eXact® Kefir12 culture was awarded in the Best Beverage Ingredient category at the 2015 World Beverage Innovation Awards.

New cottage cheese culture helps manufacturers tap into high protein trend

New cottage cheese culture helps manufacturers tap into high protein trend

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2015 08:00 UTC

Protein consumption is on the rise all over the world. Cottage cheese, a low fat product with protein levels up to 20%, is often considered the original low fat, high protein product and with the launch of the DVS® FRESCO® 1000NG culture, manufacturers are in a better position than ever to take advantage of the protein boom.

Very satisfactory annual result: 10% growth

Very satisfactory annual result: 10% growth

Press releases   •   Oct 21, 2015 06:02 UTC

Chr. Hansen realizes strong organic growth of 10% in 2014/15, delivering at the upper end of the Nature's No. 1 growth ambition.

New generation of CapColors® Orange enables conversion to stable and non-artificial coloration in the beverage market

New generation of CapColors® Orange enables conversion to stable and non-artificial coloration in the beverage market

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2015 12:10 UTC

Consumers all over the world are demanding natural ingredients in the products they consume. Within the beverage industry, many manufacturers are responding by removing artificial colors but costs and stability issues can create barriers against this change. With the launch of the CapColors® Orange 057 WSS colorant, Chr. Hansen now offers a solution.

Viniflora® NoVA™ meets customer demand for cleaner and better wines with less sulfites

Viniflora® NoVA™ meets customer demand for cleaner and better wines with less sulfites

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2015 12:08 UTC

Food and beverage companies all over the world are tuning into the increased consumer demand for products with less chemical additives and the wine industry is no exception. Two years of large scale trials demonstrate that Chr. Hansen’s Lactobacillus plantarum Viniflora® NoVA™ can be used to reduce sulfur dioxide (SO2) and thereby simplify the production of non-sulfited red wines.

Chr. Hansen to acquire DIAL culture production and strain collection

Chr. Hansen to acquire DIAL culture production and strain collection

Press releases   •   Oct 09, 2015 06:34 UTC

​Joint press release from Dairy Innovation Australia Ltd (DIAL) and Chr. Hansen A/S: The Board of Dairy Innovation Australia Ltd (DIAL) is pleased to announce that they have entered into a contract to finalize the sale of the DIAL culture production unit and strain collection to Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (Denmark) and Chr. Hansen Pty Ltd (Australia), a wholly owned subsidiary.