Founded in 1874 and based in Denmark, Chr. Hansen develops natural ingredient solutions such as cultures, enzymes and natural colours in close cooperation with its customers and partners.
The company’s ingredients are used in the food and pharmaceutical, nutritional and agricultural industries. Chr. Hansen is a leading supplier of probiotics for dairy applications and has trademarked the strains BB-12, LA-5 and L. casei 431.
In 2011, the company generated revenue of Euro 636 million and currently employs 2350 people in 30 countries. Chr. Hansen joined YLFA as an associate member in 2007
Founded in 1989, with headquarters based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and an international presence in more than 40 countries, Danisco is a world leader in food ingredients, enzymes and bio-based solutions. Danisco’s ingredients are used globally in a wide range of industries - from bakery, dairy and beverages to animal feed and plastics.
In the sector of fermented fresh dairy products, Danisco offers a range of ferments, cultures and its exclusive range of trademarked probiotics, Howaru.
With more than 7000 employess, and a 2008 annual revenue of DKK 12.9 billion, Danisco joined YLFA as an associate member in 2006.