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Chr. Hansen Holding

ISIN: DK0060227585 | Ticker: CHR

About Chr. Hansen Holding

Company Description

Chr. Hansen is a global, differentiated bioscience company headquartered in Hørsholm, Denmark, that develops and produces microbial solutions for the food and beverages, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. The Company sells its products in more than 140 countries and has 3,700 employees.

Chr. Hansen was founded in 1874 by the Danish pharmacist Christian D. A. Hansen who invented an industrial process to extract rennet for cheese making and has since then developed into a microbial powerhouse.
The Company is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange via its holding company Chr. Hansen Holding A/S whose sole activity is managing the Chr. Hansen Group.

Year founded





Boege Alle 10-12, 2970 Hoersholm – Denmark

Shareholder information

Shares outstanding



Jan. 1, 2000

Stock exchange(s)

Nasdaq Copenhagen



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