Chr. Hansen, Hørsholm, Denmark, received the “2012 European Product Leadership Award in Probiotics” from Frost & Sullivan, a global research and consultancy company.

According to Frost & Sullivan, Chr. Hansen is a pioneer in the field of probiotics and has launched a unique set of probiotic products that are intended not only to address every condition associated with digestive health but also to improve and maintain the immune health. “The Probio-Tec range is a perfect combination of innovation, technology and science,” Frost & Sullivan stated in a press release.

“We are very proud to receive this important accolade,” said Chr. Hansen’s Lasse Nagell, vice president, sales & marketing, human health & nutrition. “Our customers will be pleased to learn that an in-depth, third-party screening of the highly competitive European probiotics market concludes that Chr. Hansen’s probiotic offering is superior. The award is a prestigious recognition of our accomplishments in the probiotics industry.”

Frost & Sullivan’s Product Leadership Award is backed by extensive analysis.Companies, product features, innovation, acceptance, value and quality are monitored and evaluated through primary analyst research.