Chr Hansen opens first Asian development centre
Chr Hansen has opened its first product development centre in Asia to boost its capabilities as a supplier and partner in the region.
Hansen revels in probiotic female niche
Danish supplier Chr Hansen says the two probiotic-strain combination it has been promoting for more than a year to target women’s vaginal problems is now present in products in more than 20 countries, including India.
IPO considered for Chr Hansen
The private equity owner of Chr Hansen, PAI Partners, is evaluating the possibility of publically listing the company, the Danish ingredients company has confirmed.
Chr Hansen adds Australian probiotic to portfolio
Leading probiotics supplier, Chr Hansen, has inked a deal with Australian start-up, Probiomics, that will see it distribute a strain initial trials indicate has immunity benefits.
Bioscience brings growth for Chr Hansen
Chr Hansen’s refocus on bioscience over the last four years, and a pipeline of new products, has yielded yet another year of growth in both sales and profits that defies the economic downturn.
The long-awaited meeting between the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and industry was 'fruitful', said industry representatives, and follows promises from EFSA for greater transparency and thoroughness in its health claim opinions.
Chr Hansen launches probiotic satiety program
Danish probiotics supplier, Chr Hansen, is investigating the satiety potential of a version of the probiotic strain, Lactobacillus casei, under a new programme called ProSat.
Chr Hansen buys out women’s probiotics specialist
Danish ingredients giant Chr Hansen has purchased Urex Biotech, a Canadian company it has long worked with to bring probiotic supplements to a market demonstrating growth rates of more than 10 per cent internationally.
New Hansen probiotic cultures target low-fat dairy
Chr Hansen has launched two new probiotic cultures which it says allow manufacturers of low-fat yoghurt to add the healthy bacteria to their products while also maintaining a thick, creamy texture.
Chr Hansen sees results of tight focus
Chr Hansen has reported a year of strong growth in 2007/8, putting it in a strong position to expand in the life sciences arena, and in particular health and nutrition.
Chewable probiotics gain momentum
Chewable probiotic supplements are emerging as an area of potential
in the industry, as manufacturers broaden their scope into new
categories, according to a major ingredients firm.
Chr Hansen launches standardised hibiscus extract
Chr Hansen is introducing a new natural hibiscus extract to give a
bright red colour to beverages that also comes with a standardised
Genome maps out nutritional promised land
The convergence of technologies that will facilitate the
nutritional promised land that nutrigenomics promises is moving
closer to reality, according to Danish probiotics specialist Chr
Chr Hansen homes in on nutrigenomic probiotics
Chr Hansen is stepping up its probiotic research programme in a
quest to find new functionalities and competencies for some of the
100s of strains of probiotics it has in its possession.
Symrise completes its drive into US flavors with Chr Hansen purchase
Symrise has finalized its acquisition of Chr Hansen's flavorings
business in a move that will bring the company broader market
coverage in the US as well as a more diverse ingredients portfolio.