CORNELIUS & CHR. HANSEN JOIN FORCES ON NATURAL COLOURS RANGE
(Posted on 26/09/17)
Cornelius Group, an independent European distributor of high quality, innovative ingredients, and world leader in natural colours, Chr. Hansen have joined forces to supply the UK and Irish food and drink industry with a range of natural colours.
The move is in response to global trends for natural products with health-conscious consumers requesting foods that contain less processed raw materials and recognisable ingredients.
Christian Hjortholm Steffensen, Business Manager, Natural Colours, Chr. Hansen, said: “Natural ingredients are currently the number one trend in the food and beverages market. Chr. Hansen is working on bringing natural colours from farm to fork as we work with local farmers and global brand owners around the world. As consumers demand foods that contain fewer and simpler ingredients, manufacturers are increasing their use of natural ingredients in their products.
Chr. Hansen is the global number one provider of natural colours that are processed from edible, natural sources such as fruits and vegetables. The range is suitable for a variety of applications in confectionery, ice cream, beverages and prepared foods.
Covering natural colouring foodstuffs, Chr. Hansen has a comprehensive and innovative product range – the largest natural pigment portfolio in the industry. In addition, the company works with customers to develop unique new colours and optimise their formulations, giving better functionality and added value to their new product developments.
Kerry Dodd, Business Manager for Health & Nutrition, Cornelius, added: “Cornelius is at the forefront of reacting to trends and we’re excited about working with Chr. Hansen to show the industry the creativity we can offer to manufacturers in delivering the latest thinking in healthy and natural food and beverage formulation and innovation.”
Chr. Hansen is a world leading provider of natural colours, combining 140 years of unique application and regulatory expertise with a strong, extensive global presence and the widest natural colour portfolio in the industry.
Cornelius manufactures and distributes branded and own brand speciality ingredients across a range of food & beverage markets including sports nutrition, dairy, meat, fish & poultry, confectionery, beverages, convenience and bakery.