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Annual Report 2014/15The Fast Track

Shareholder Information

Financial highlights 2014/15

CFO Soeren Westh Lonning presents the most important key figures

Revenue amounted to EUR 859 million, up EUR 102 million or 14% on 2013/14.

R&D

The human super organism with dizzying perspectives

Few scientific areas are advancing as fast as the human microbiome

Introduction

Strategic highlights 2014/15

CEO Cees de Jong takes you through some of the year's important milestones

Revenue and growth: Divisional split

Sales & Markets

Conversion to natural colors in the US

EVP Joergen Erichsen, Natural Colors Division, elaborates on the current trend in the United States

R&D

Swinging? No, inventing the food of tomorrow!

CSR

Chr. Hansen turns up the heat

Unique collaboration transforms waste product to CO2 neutral energy

Sales & Markets

Natural colors - the choice is easy!

Sales & Markets

What's cooking in Asia?

Group Vice President Sten Estrup, APAC, gives a status on a strategically important region

Revenue and growth: Regional split

Sales & Markets

Probiotics can help millions of people around the world

Gastrointestinal benefits of the probiotic strain BB-12® confirmed in new major study

CSR

Recognized for CSR practices in leading investor index

Operating profit amounted to EUR 233 million, compared to EUR 195 million in 2013/14.

Sales & Markets

Plant health venture continues

Biological solutions can play a vital part in increasing agricultural productivity

Sales & Markets

Reduce salt in cheese by up to 50%

Total research & development expenditures incurred amounted to EUR 55 million, or 6.4% of revenue, compared to EUR 47 million, or 6.1% of revenue, in 2013/14.

R&D

Big Data creates ”digital lab” for faster innovation

Sales & Markets

Chr. Hansen in EU-funded project

Wine’s invisible allies and foes under the spotlight

Introduction

"We're having fun while working!"

Meet Jens, one of our 2,600 employees

CSR

Diversity in action

It’s no coincidence that Discovery is the most diverse department in Chr. Hansen

Sales & Markets

“Food safety? That is something I spray on!”

Innovative application method for meat cultures is gaining ground and may be used in other product segments as well

Sales & Markets

Traditional cheese production meets modern consumers

Preservatives-free animal rennet is now available

Organic growth came to 10%, compared to 8% in 2013/14.

Sales & Markets

Food to color food

Chr. Hansen strongly positioned in the shift to coloring foodstuff

Financials

Get the full and "Detailed Picture" of our Annual Report 2014/15

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Letter to our shareholders

Free cash flow came to EUR 151 million, compared to EUR 115 million in 2013/14.

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Management

Executive Management

Introduction

Chr. Hansen & The Global Megatrends

Financials

Outlook

Financial expectations for 2015/16

Management

Board of Directors

Profit for the year amounted to EUR 163 million, compared to EUR 132 million in 2013/14.