Chr. Hansen A/S is a global bioscience company based in Hørsholm, Denmark that develops natural solutions for the food, beverage, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. The company is a supplier of food cultures, probiotics, enzymes and natural colors. Its products are used in cheese production, fermented milk, meat, food service, beverages, wine, fruit preparation, ice cream and desserts, confectionery, cereals, spreads, bakery products, snacks, dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals and agricultural products.
The company is named for its founder, Christian D. A. Hansen, a pioneering Danish chemist whose work focused on enzymes. Hansen began the company in 1874 as a joint venture with pharmacist H.P. Madsen.
Chr. Hansen A/S has development centers in Denmark, the United States, France and Germany including research facilities in Denmark and France. A large percentage of the employees engage in research and development for the international food and pharmaceuticals industries.
In 2019 Chr. Hansen was ranked as the most sustainable company in the world. The ranking was given by the Canadian business and society magazine "Corporate Knights" and was announced at the World Economics Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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