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Explore the Power of Good Bacteria™

What if we started looking to nature for answers to build a sustainable future? It's possible already. Discover the wonderful world of good bacteria and join the conversation using #goodbacteria on social media.

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"If you don't like bacteria, you're on the wrong planet"

– Steward Brand

5,000,000,000,000,
000,000,000,000,
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bacteria cells on earth



Recommendation of the month

TED Talk on live culture fermentation - Kathryn Lukas

TED Talk on live culture fermentation 

August 2020


Fermenting with live cultures is an ancient tradition and, according to microbe evangelist Kathryn Lukas, also the future for our collective gut health and well-being. Hear why Lukas believes we should rekindle the symbiotic relationship with the millions of good bacteria around us.

Watch Lukas’ TED Talk  

Man interacting with a petri dish

Good gut bacteria may help reduce the risk of heart disease 

July 2020

Scientists have discovered a previously unrecognized benefit of one of the good bacteria in the human gut: the potential to reduce the risk of heart disease. Read this news story and the scientific article behind to learn how good bacteria help keep your heart healthy.

Read news story 

TED-Ed lesson antibiotic resistance

TED-Ed lesson on antibiotic resistance 

June 2020

Why do we have a worldwide antibiotic resistance crisis? Watch this 6-minute TED-Ed video to learn how the crisis came to be and how we might be able to combat antibiotic resistance going forward.

Watch video 

"Probiotic pills could bring an end to malnutrition"

– Bill Gates, The Telegraph, October 7, 2019

#goodbacteria

Join the conversation! Use #goodbacteria on social media.

Instagram accounts we like to follow


  • @nomafermants – Get behind the walls of the fermentation lab of the award-winning restaurant Noma in Copenhagen.
  • @bacteriagram – A beautiful feed filled with colorful petri dish images of bacteia.
  • @chefedwardlee – The chef behind the feature documentary "Fermented" takes us behind the scenes of his life.
  • @guiliaenders – This German scientist "gut" it figured out! The key to live a happier, healthier life is inside us. 
  • @micropia_amsterdam – When you look from really close, a new world is revealed...
  • @michaelpollan – Fascinated about places where nature and culture intersect: on our plates, in our farms and gardens, and in our minds. 

  • @thesourscientist – Master blender and yeast scientist at Mikkeller Baghaven in Copenhagen crafting wild and rustic ales with native microflora.

  • @toolbeer – Copenhagen based craft brewery.

Join the conversation! Use #goodbacteria on social media.



Explore how the Power of Good Bacteria™ work from farm to fork

FMC

Healthy plants

Learn how microbial solutions for today’s farmers can help lower the use of chemical pesticides and create a sustainable food system.

Go to our Plant Health section
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Healthy animals

Discover how good bacteria in livestock farming can improve animal health and feed conversion while lowering the use of antibiotics.

Go to our Animal Health section
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Healthy food

Learn how bacteria can help fight food waste without compromising the consumers' wish for healthy, authentic, tasty and convenient food.

Go to our Food Cultures & Enzymes section

Healthy people

Explore the health benefits of probiotics and how these good bacteria can reduce the need for antibiotics and improve general well-being.

Go to our Human Health section

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