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Chr. Hansen

Chr. Hansen
HeadquartersCopenhagen, Denmark
Revenue[EUR 521m (2005/06)
Employees2,500 (June 2006)

Chr. Hansen is a Danish food production company. They sell a wide variety of pharmaceutical grade exipients. The group employs approximately 2,500 employees in more than 30 countries and reported revenue of EUR 521m (DKK 3.77m DKK)in 2005/06.

Chr. Hansen is one of the world's leading producers of ingredients for food and other consumer products.

Chr. Hansen's broad technology platform and product portfolio includes cultures, enzymes, stabilisers, flavours, colours and functional blends. The majority of these ingredients are produced from natural raw materials. Their products are mainly used in the food industry, for instance, to make cheese and yoghurt or improve the texture in bread and ice cream but are also applied to feed, dietary supplements, etc.

Research and development

A considerable proportion of the employees are engaged in research and development of new and more consumer friendly products for the international food industry.

Chr. Hansen in brief

  • Extraction and production plants on four continents
  • International presence: Some 30 countries
  • Headquarters: Hoersholm, Denmark
  • Owned by PAI partners
  • Chief Executive Officer: Lars Frederiksen

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