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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.

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

– Steward Brand


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Recommendation of the month

Behind the rind podcast

Behind the Rind podcast: The microbial zoo of cheese 

March  2020

In this 20-minute podcast, host Claire Enemark explores the role of three key microbes in cheese production. Listen in to learn how yeast, good bacteria and mold interact and create flavor in your favorite cheeses. It is un-brie-lievable.

Listen to podcast 
Magtfulde mikrober

Magtfulde mikrober: A study on good bacteria

February 2020

Are you curious about how the microbes in your body affect your health? Or do you want tips on how they can enhance your immune system, digestion and mental wellbeing? Look no further than to this work of world-renowned good bacteria researcher Oluf Borbye Pedersen and Kristian Sjøgren. An insightful read on the power and potential of good bacteria (for Danish readers only).

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TED podcast: How gut microbes affect your lifelong health 

January 2020

In this 11-minute podcast, microbiome researcher Henna-Maria Uusitupa explains how the gut microbes you're born with affect your lifelong health. And how missing microbes can be acquired later on in life to restore the microbiota – reducing negative health consequences.

Listen to podcast 

"Probiotic pills could bring an end to malnutrition"

– Bill Gates, The Telegraph, October 7, 2019


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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 bacteria.
  • @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.


Join the conversation! Use #goodbacteria on social media.

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


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