The Danish ingredients supplier is celebrating a ‘solid’ financial performance for 2021/22, despite a ‘volatile’ macroeconomic and geopolitical climate. We ask CFO Lise Mortensen how the Ukraine-Russia conflict is impacting business.
Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) — important groups of carbohydrates in human breast milk — can, in some cases, be secreted in very high concentrations, and still be safe and well-tolerated by infants.
Producer of natural food colors, Oterra, formerly known as Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S, has announced plans to continue its growth acceleration through the acquisition of Diana Food’s natural food coloring business.
Chr. Hansen said it is launching The Probiotics Institute – a new platform providing educational and scientific content on probiotics and the human microbiome – due to the number of hits online for probiotics, which it said is around 55m.
This week, we have conversations with Dr Ross Crittenden, Chr. Hansen’s senior director for commercial development; Molly Renaldo, Fair Trade USA partnerships manager; and Kimberly Carey Coffin, global technical director at Lloyd’s Register.
It has been almost a decade since global bioscience company Chr. Hansen launched its first generation of FreshQ, a range of food cultures for improving the bioprotective effects of fermentation in dairy.
At a time when fermented plant-based products are increasing in popularity, Chr. Hansen has launched FreshQ DA, a food culture selected to help strengthen fermentation of these products, which the company said provides better protection against spoilage...
We have three guests on this week’s Dairy Dialog podcast. We chatted with Lasse Vigel Jørgensen, senior commercial development manager, fresh dairy, Chr. Hansen; Jörg Sabo, global marketing and innovation director, Greiner Packaging; and Mike Currie,...
An increased demand for pizza is accelerating the production of pasta filata, which is the largest, fastest growing segment and most globally widespread cheese type, accounting for 25% of cheese produced globally.
This episode of the Dairy Dialog podcast focuses on the Alibaba food & beverage trade show, which is taking place online this week. We spoke with Katerina Petraki, director of business development at Alibaba.com about the event, as well as two exhibitors,...
Food ingredients company Chr. Hansen is donating €4,100 ($4,800) to the DK-based NGO Dairy Without Borders, a non-profit organization working to advance rural communities in selected developing countries through knowledge sharing, training and transfer...
The Dairy Dialog podcast this week features four guests: Martin Stephan, CEO of Carbios; Julien Biolley, director of business development and marketing at Chr Hansen; Keith Cosbey, COO and co-founder of Choicelunch; and founder and director of Friend...
As the probiotics market continues to grow, a new initiative from Chr. Hansen Inc., the US based subsidiary in the Chr. Hansen Group, sets out to demystify and provide information about probiotics to healthcare professionals and the general public in...
For the first time, the main mechanism of lactic acid bacteria with bioprotective effect against yeasts and molds in dairy products has been revealed: It’s all about competition for a specific nutrient, manganese.
Chr. Hansen’s latest enzyme for cheesemakers, the CHY-MAX Supreme, is ‘a game changer’ in the production of cheddar, continental and mozzarella cheeses, the Danish bioscience company told FoodNavigator when we caught up last month.
Danish-based global bioscience company Chr. Hansen said it is looking to 9-11% organic growth next year after posting strong results in 2017/18. The company also announced the acquisition of Austrian-based dairy ingredient supplier Österreichische Laberzeugung...
Australian health and wellness company Bioxyne Limited has appointed ASVA International Sdn Bhd, Malaysia (ASVA), as its regional distributor for Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia and Mauritius.
Chr Hansen has developed cultures for lacto-fermented soy and coconut yoghurts with the taste, texture and healthiness of traditional dairy. ‘It’s still niche but we want to be the first innovators here,” the firm says.
'The race is on in this industry to take positions for future growth of probiotics.'
The world’s biggest clinical study on the immune effects of probiotics has found that the L. casei 431 strain could reduce the duration of symptoms from the common cold and flu – though no differences were found in the incidence or severity of illness.
The typically “conservative” North American dairy industry is becoming increasingly "open to innovation", natural ingredients supplier, Chr Hansen, has claimed following the launch of its cheese color, WhiteWhey.
Natural colors expert Chr. Hansen has been exploring whether it is commercially viable to produce carmine - a natural red food color currently made from crushed cochineal insects - via a controlled fermentation process.
Ingredient supplier Chr. Hansen says it has stepped up efforts to support food and drink manufacturers in making the switch to the 'next generation' of natural colours by expanding its range of colouring foodstuffs.
Danish probiotics leader Chr Hansen, which ditched a €4m immunity trial for some of its probiotic strains last year, is participating in a new trial to determine if probiotics can reduce the number of infections in small children.
After 20 failed starts, probiotics leader Chr Hansen says it has finally found an ingredient dispensing cap partner that can handle the demands of high speed filling utilised by the world’s biggest beverage manufacturers.
Danish ingredients giant, Chr Hansen, is taking fire at Poland’s lucrative local cheese sector with a new, revived cultures line it says targets production requirements of the nation’s favoured cheese.
Chr Hansen is rolling out a new range of freeze-dried cultures for use in Continental cheeses, such as Prato, in South America, in a bid to build product quality and encourage higher consumption of cheese in the region.