Chr. Hansen - The natural choice
Chr. Hansen - a future defined by natural ingredients and bioscience solutions
Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company that develops natural solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. We have been around since 1874 and have more than 2,700 dedicated employees in more than 30 countries. As a company we aim to deliver innovative natural solutions that advance food, health and productivity for the benefit of us all. 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. More than 1 billion people around the world consume our natural ingredients every day
It is our vision to enable the wider adoption of natural ingredients and bioscience solutions to address important global challenges within food, health and agriculture. We do that by collaborating with customers and partners to innovate products and processes that meet and create future demand.
One of the world’s largest bacteria collections
All solutions are based on strong research and development competencies coupled with significant technology investments and close customer relationships. We are the owner of one of the world’s largest commercial collections of bacteria, numbering more than 20,000 strains. We like to refer to them as ‘good bacteria’. From this collection bacteria are screened, selected and improved to meet specific requirements in food, dietary supplement, animal feed and plant protection. We do also develop and produce natural colors for the food industry. Our colors originate from natural sources like berries, roots and seeds, and we are global frontrunners in encapsulation and stabilization techniques.
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