Chr. Hansen Natural Colours Announces Company Name Change To Oterra

Chr. Hansen Natural Colours A/S, the leading provider of natural colours with the widest natural colour portfolio in the industry, has announced today the company will be known as Oterra, effective immediately, and will begin the process to operate under the new name. The new name, Oterra, is inspired by the Latin word for earth.…

Chr. Hansen Natural Colours Inaugurates State-Of-The-Art R&D Center

The new facilities in Montpellier are part of a long-term investment strategy to focus on innovative and natural solutions that enable manufacturers to meet consumers’ growing awareness and demand for natural and easy-to understand ingredients.   Co-creating with customers for a brilliant future As the demand for natural colours continues…

EQT Acquires Chr. Hansen’s Natural Colours Business For EUR 800M

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (“Chr. Hansen”) and the EQT IX fund has announced that EQT has agreed to acquire the Natural Colours Division (“Natural Colours” or “the Company”), a subsidiary of Chr. Hansen, the global bioscience leader and developer of natural solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries.…

Chr. Hansen Launches Natural, Heat-Stable Colours For Candy

Blue is a popular colour for fruit flavours like blueberry or fun flavours like bubble gum and blue raspberry, whereas most coloured mint lozenges benefit from a blue blend to achieve flavours like wintergreen and cool mint. Blue, however, is notoriously scarce in the natural colour palette and there is…

GlobalData: Thai Cuisine Butterfly Pea Resurging In APAC Region

Butterfly Pea Flower of deep blue flowering plant, known as Clitoria ternatea, native to Asia Pacific (APAC), is gaining traction for its purported nutritive and high medicinal value in the region, catering to the evolving consumer demand for its clean-label properties.  Generally known as Asian pigeonwings, this flower provides a…

Lycored Unveils User-Friendly New Names For Its Colours

Lycored Unveils User-Friendly New Names For Its Colours for food and beverages as part of a re-branding strategy that emphasises simplicity and user-friendliness. The new names communicate the qualities of the colours and their benefits to customers rather than their origins. The company offers a rich portfolio of super-stable food…

Chr. Hansen Expands Production Facilities For Natural Colours In North America

Global bioscience company, Chr. Hansen, has purchased the Banker Wire manufacturing facility in Mukwonago, Winconsin, adding significantly to its presence in North America, and in convenient proximity to its Milwaukee-base. As the conversion wave from synthetic to natural colours continues to rise in the US market, Chr. Hansen—a global bioscience…
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