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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.

The launch of Chr. Hansen YoFlex® Acidifix™ culture opens for new cost-saving yogurt technology

The launch of Chr. Hansen YoFlex® Acidifix™ culture opens for new cost-saving yogurt technology

Press releases   •   Oct 06, 2015 12:05 UTC

“I believe that this is the future way of making yogurt”, Karsten Tjener, Marketing Director Fresh Dairy, Chr. Hansen.

One of the world's largest clinical studies on probiotics reinforces significant gastrointestinal benefits of the probiotic strain named BB-12®

One of the world's largest clinical studies on probiotics reinforces significant gastrointestinal benefits of the probiotic strain named BB-12®

Press releases   •   Sep 25, 2015 10:39 UTC

Millions of people around the world suffer from a range of gastrointestinal symptoms. Results from one of the world’s largest clinical studies on probiotics now show that the probiotic strain named BB-12® can be part of the solution by improving bowel regularity.

New CFO appointed

New CFO appointed

Press releases   •   Jul 07, 2015 06:33 UTC

Søren Westh Lonning has been appointed the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Board of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S.

Encouraging performance in the first nine months

Encouraging performance in the first nine months

Press releases   •   Jul 01, 2015 06:09 UTC

Chr. Hansen realizes strong organic growth of 9% in the first nine months of 2014/15, narrows organic revenue expectations to 8-9% and declares interim dividend to shareholders.

Chr. Hansen develops game-changing fermentation process for carmine

Chr. Hansen develops game-changing fermentation process for carmine

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2015 07:07 UTC

In collaboration with University of Copenhagen, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (KU) and Technical University of Denmark, Department of Systems Biology (DTU), researchers from Chr. Hansen have succeeded in producing carmine by a modern fermentation process. The first of a series of patents that protects the technology has been published today.

Tailor-made culture delivers unique characteristics of classic Greek Feta

Tailor-made culture delivers unique characteristics of classic Greek Feta

Press releases   •   Jun 04, 2015 10:11 UTC

With the launch of Chr. Hansen’s DVS®WhiteClassic culture, producers of both classic Feta and non-PDO Feta can access the classic flavour and texture that consumers are looking for.