29/10/2020 | Ingredients

Chr. Hansen Natural Colors inaugurates state-of-the-art R&D centre

As the demand for natural colours continues to grow globally, Chr. Hansen Natural Colors shows a clear ambition to remain a leading supplier of natural colour solutions. The expanded and completely renovated R&D facilities in Montpellier/France will strengthen its possibilities to develop innovative and natural solutions in close collaboration with customers.

“We are ramping up our R&D capabilities in pigment, formulation and application expertise”, states Luc Ganivet, Vice President, Head of Innovation and Application. “Also, we are accelerating our breeding programmes and new technologies to secure sustainable and high-quality natural sources. More stable formulations and even new colours like blue and green will now be within our reach. This new centre will be a magnet to the brightest talents in the industry and will help us to remain a leading force. Montpellier lies in the heart of an exciting food science hub, with several universities and institutions renowned for their profound scientific expertise.”