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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.

Jesper Allentoft, Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations retires from Chr. Hansen A/S. Ditte Marstrand Wulf appointed as successor.

Jesper Allentoft, Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations retires from Chr. Hansen A/S. Ditte Marstrand Wulf appointed as successor.

Press releases   •   May 21, 2015 07:51 UTC

Jesper Allentoft has been with Chr. Hansen since 1 January, 2006 and is now retiring early at the age of 60. Ditte Marstrand Wulf will start as Group Vice President, Stakeholder Relations on 1 August, 2015.

New clinical study indicates: probiotics may shorten duration of common cold and lower use of health care resources

New clinical study indicates: probiotics may shorten duration of common cold and lower use of health care resources

Press releases   •   May 21, 2015 06:57 UTC

With the completion and publication of the world’s largest clinical study on the immune effect of probiotics in adults, Chr. Hansen has obtained results indicating that the probiotic strain named L. CASEI 431® can shorten the duration of common cold and influenza-like illness, lower the use of health care resources and reduce use of antibiotics.

New study confirms presence of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli in breast milk from Chinese mothers

New study confirms presence of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli in breast milk from Chinese mothers

Press releases   •   May 11, 2015 07:13 UTC

​A study initiated by Chr. Hansen has shown that bifidobacteria and lactobacilli are present in breast milk from Chinese mothers, strengthening the case for adding clinically documented probiotics to infant formula, in order to improve nutrition.

Chr. Hansen brings breakthrough technology to Vitafoods Europe 2015

Chr. Hansen brings breakthrough technology to Vitafoods Europe 2015

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2015 08:00 UTC

The market for natural dietary supplements is booming and Chr. Hansen will present its growing portfolio of products at this year’s Vitafoods Europe, with focus on the ground-breaking technology LIFE GEL®, and the award-nominated product solution Mother’s 1st.

Strong performance keeps Chr. Hansen on track

Strong performance keeps Chr. Hansen on track

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2015 09:11 UTC

Strong organic revenue growth of 11% in the first half of 2014/15

New generation of cultures boosts flavor in fresh dairy

New generation of cultures boosts flavor in fresh dairy

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2015 12:58 UTC

Chr. Hansen launches “eXact® NG Flavor+, a culture that gives a creamy and rich dairy flavor with increasing diacetyl production during shelf life – without gas production.

The importance of bacterial behavior

The importance of bacterial behavior

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2014 07:58 UTC

Chr. Hansen engages in global research for new and improved functional food products for the future.