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The majority of our product innovation derives from our strong bioscience technology platforms based on in-depth scientific knowledge and competencies. 

One of the world’s largest bacteria collections

We are the owner of one of the world’s largest commercial collections of bacteria, numbering almost 30,000 strains. Bacterial cultures from this collection are screened, selected and improved to meet specific requirements in food, dietary supplement or feed products.

Multiple product areas

Business areas 1617
Numbers from Annual Report 16/17

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We develop and produce cultures, enzymes and probiotics for the dairy industry in particular and for the food industry in general, e.g., for wine and meat. Our ingredients determine taste, appearance, nutritional value and health benefits.

We are the global market leader in dairy ingredients. Actually, every second cheese in the world contains our enzymes or cultures.

Read more about our Food Cultures and Enzymes

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We develop and produce products for dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, infant formula and animal feed. Our key offering is probiotic cultures with documented effect for:

  • animals
  • humans
  • plants

We believe in strong research and documentation through our clinical-trial program.

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We develop and produce natural colors for the food industry with a focus on:

  • Beverages
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy and fruit preparations
  • Dietary supplements
  • Ice cream
  • Prepared foods

Our colors originate from natural sources like berries, roots and seeds, and we are global frontrunners in encapsulation and stabilization techniques.

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