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Chr. Hansen

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Chr. Hansen
10-12 Bøge Allé
Hørsholm
DK-2970
Denmark


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Chr. Hansen is a global, differentiated bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. At Chr. Hansen we are uniquely positioned to drive positive change through microbial solutions. We have worked for over 145 years to enable sustainable agriculture, better food and healthier living for more people around the world. Our microbial and fermentation technology platforms, including our broad and relevant collection of around 40,000 microbial strains, have game-changing potential. Matching customer needs and global trends we continue to unlock the power of good bacteria to respond to global challenges such as food waste, global health and the overuse of antibiotics and pesticides. As one of the world’s most sustainable companies, we touch the lives of more than 1 billion people every day. Driven by our legacy of innovation and curiosity to pioneer science, our purpose – To grow a better world. Naturally. – is at the heart of everything we do.



Articles On Nutrition Insight
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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Chr. Hansen lands HMO approval in Australia and New Zealand

14 Jun 2022 --- Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has approved Chr. Hansen’s 2’-FL human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) for infant formula, paving the way for the company’s... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Cosmax tech boosts probiotic intestinal survival rate “1000 times” compared to freeze-dried strains

14 Jun 2022 --- Cosmax Nbt is unveiling its latest commercialized technology Zeta Probiotics, which purports to increase probiotics intestinal survival rate and adhesion ability.

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

BioGaia gives Grace International exclusive distribution rights to probiotic infant drops

13 Jun 2022 --- Grace International, a distribution company based in South Korea, has become the sole distributor of BioGaia’s line of infant probiotic drops, Protectis. The move comes at a... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Fava in focus: Chr. Hansen unveils Vega Boost cultures, paving way for no-dairy cream cheese

17 May 2022 --- Nutrition giant Chr. Hansen is launching adjunct fermentation cultures alongside soy- and dairy-free cream cheese made from fava beans. The cream cheese, which has a similar... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Vitafoods Europe 2022: Ingredient shortages leave nutrition businesses marooned as freight shipments dry up

13 May 2022 --- Companies are scrambling to obtain the necessary ingredients for their products as supply chain issues, compounded by the Ukraine war and steeply rising inflation, threaten the... Read More




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Chr. Hansen expands into emerging gut-brain and weight management categories

12 May 2022 --- Chr. Hansen is expanding the breadth of its portfolio in addition to reinforcing its core portfolio of gut and immune health. Recent studies have revealed the company’s strains have a positive impact on sleep in night shift workers, for example. Linda Neckmar, senior vice president for human health, also flags women’s health as the fastest growing area across regions. 

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Debuting Chr. Hansen’s “new” human health business

07 Oct 2021 --- Last week, Linda Neckmar was appointed Chr. Hansen’s senior vice president of human health. At Vitafoods Europe 2021, she discusses how the business has been shaped by a chain of acquisitions and a broadened portfolio. Women’s health is a key area of focus, while the company is also looking at expanding more into non-traditional channels like e-commerce.

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Chr. Hansen demystifies “probiotics jungle” with global online education platform

31 May 2021 --- The “unharmonized” probiotics scene contributes to consumer confusion, which has motivated Chr. Hansen to launch a global online version of The Probiotics Institute. The one-stop-shop educational platform helps consumers navigate the “probiotics jungle” and demystify the human microbiome. Linda Neckmar, VP of commercial development, details why the company has developed a separate version for the Chinese market and how the move coincides with wider company strategies.

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Science-backed probiotics for curious consumers

24 Jun 2020 --- The microbiome is in the spotlight as consumers seek to understand the inner workings of their bodies. Adam Baker, Director of Human Science and Health Innovation at Chr. Hansen, details how microbiome research has been making strides in recent years, with responsibility falling to industry to ensure that various strains are properly investigated and accurately marketed.  

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Probiotic Oil Drops for Infants and Young Children

31 May 2013 --- Chr. Hansen has launched a new probiotic product which has the potential to improve the gut and immune health of infants and young children: probiotic drops containing Chr. Hansen’s bacteria strain BB-12 and sunflower oil.




Articles On The World of Food Ingredients
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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Chr. Hansen Partners on Tomorrow’s Cultures

01 Feb 2016 --- Danish-headquartered Chr. Hansen has reported a strong start to the 2015/2016 financial year. An interview with Sten Estrup, VP at Chr. Hansen who talks about how new partnerships are indicative of how the company is investing in the future.

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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Opinion Edge: How to Ride the Next Dairy Trend

30 Nov 2014 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the key dairy trends. How can manufacturers benefit from the mainstreaming of the sports nutrition sector? How can the boom in protein and the needs of the aging global population be addressed?

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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

View from the Top: Knud Vindfeldt, Head of Cultures & Enzymes, Chr. Hansen

01 Mar 2013 --- Knud Vindfeldt: “Chr. Hansen has a clear strategy to obtain EU approved health claims for our core probiotic strains. While the EFSA demands are high and timelines have been challenging, this does not change our strategy. To protect our customers and consumers from conflicting messages, we will only submit our applications for health claims when we are confident we have sufficient data to meet the EFSA requirements.”




Podcasts
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NewsBite Podcast (Feb 28-Mar 4): “Vitamin D may be cost-effective sleep aid”

07 Mar 2022 --- This week’s NewsBite podcast details how vitamin D supplements could improve sleep quality, a Chr. Hansen study highlighting opportunities in the probiotic space and Danone’s Activia+ Multi-Benefit Drinkable Yogurt launch.

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NewsBite Podcast (May 31-Jun 4): “Chr. Hansen and Lonza JV lands manufacturing licenses”

07 Jun 2021 --- This NewsBite podcast delves into Chr. Hansen and Lonza’s joint venture, Bacthera, receiving manufacturing licenses to start supplying live biotherapeutic products. Meanwhile, Probi partnered on probiotic research for vaginal health NPD targeting the “underserved” market. Also, a Safefood report revealed that online conversations about healthy diets are missing input from health experts.

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NewsBite Podcast (August 24-28): “Experts call for fiber labeling distinction, a2 Milk Company grows infant nutrition sector”

31 Aug 2020 --- This latest episode of NutritionInsight’s NewsBite podcast delves into the top industry news from last week, including proposals for new ways to discuss dietary fiber and synbiotics. There have also been moves in the infant nutrition space from businesses including the a2 Milk Company and Nestlé. Read more:Fiber classification: ICQC report says labeling distinction is “strongly advised”a2 Milk Company grows infant nutrition sector with US$176m Mataura Valley Milk dealChr. Hansen targets “different path” with expansion of microbial capacities

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NewsBite Podcast (June 8-12): “DSM snaps up Erber for US$1bn, Activ’Inside in US$19m collaboration to fight cognitive decline in elderly”

15 Jun 2020 --- In this week’s episode of the NewsBite podcast, NutritionInsight reports on numerous acquisitions, including those from DSM, Chr. Hansen and Nestlé Health Science. Meanwhile, research is booming in spaces including respiratory infections and the microbiome. Read more:DSM snaps up Erber for US$1bn as it prioritizes acquisitionsNestlé Health Science’s HMOs slash respiratory tract infections in infants with cow’s milk protein allergyActiv’Inside in US$19m collaboration to fight cognitive decline in elderly

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NewsBite Podcast (April 13-17): “Chr. Hansen launches online probiotic education platform, Fatty acid and sweet wormwood on road to clinical trials for COVID-19”

20 Apr 2020 --- NutritionInsight’s recurring podcast returns to provide the most important industry-related news and information from the past few days. This week, research related to COVID-19 extended into eicosapentaenoic acid free fatty acid, sweet wormwood extract and probiotics, while nutrition companies continue to navigate supply chain disruptions. Read more:Moves for immunity: Chr. Hansen launches online probiotic education platformFatty acid and sweet wormwood on road to clinical trials for COVID-19AHPA reports supply chain disruptions to USDA amid mounting industry concerns




Webinars
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The intimate relationship between the microbiome and immune system – and the important role probiotics may play

19 Nov 2020 --- There is a complex relationship between the microbiome and immune system, with the right probiotics having the potential to make a major impact. This Chr. Hansen webinar explains what to look for when selecting probiotic strains, as well as examining the clinical studies linking probiotics with the immune system.




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