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Some of the products LGG (Lactobacillus rhamnosus) features in. Chr Hansen has ambitions for much more. Image: ©Valio

'The race is on in this industry to take positions for future growth of probiotics.'

Probiotics giant buys world’s best-documented strain

By Shane STARLING

Danish probiotics and enzymes leader Chr Hansen has paid €73m in cash to acquire the Lactobacillus rhamnosus-based LGG suite of probiotic strains from Finnish dairy group, Valio.

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Lonza acquires InterHealth for $300m

By Melissa Fassbender

Lonza has announced its plans to acquire Benicia, CA-based InterHealth Nutraceuticals, a nutritional ingredient research, development, and manufacture company.

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Stauber gets off to roaring start with Hawkins

Stauber gets off to roaring start with Hawkins

By Hank Schultz

Another company has reported success with an acquisition in the dietary supplements ingredients space as Hawkins, Inc. reported strong earnings growth attributed in part to its purchase of Stauber.

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