Bifodan is an innovative and reliable supplier of finished probiotic solutions of high quality and documented stability. Our products are classified and documented as dietary food supplements and our customers are B2B nutritional/dietary supplement distributors, pharmacy chains, and drugstores worldwide.
Bifodan was founded in 1992 by the Danish dairy cooperative, Enigheden. Enigheden was the first Danish dairy to work with probiotics, and also the first to market a branded yogurt product with lactobacillus acidophilus in 1938, A-38® . Rooted in our long-standing experience and knowledge about probiotic research, development and processing, we reach for the sky as we continue to apply our technology platform and know-how to the benefit our partners.
For more than 25 years Bifodan has been dedicated to probiotics and on optimizing the complicated processing of probiotic bacteria. Based on clinically documented probiotic strains, we develop innovative formulations and dosage forms that satisfy true market needs and offer our solutions for private label marketing worldwide.
To be a global, leading life-science company, providing innovative and scientifically based probiotic supplements as turn-key solutions.
To help our partners become successful by providing consumers probiotic solutions that can be trusted for quality and content.
We are respectful, trustworthy and pro-active – values that our employees have defined and that is reflected in everything we do on a daily basis.
President & CEO
Mr. Steen Andersen M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School. Steen offers more than 25 years of business and organizational development as well as commercial experience from global companies within the dietary supplement, ingredient and fine chemicals industry.
Chief Scientific Officer & Qualified Person
Mr. Erik Brandsborg M.Sc. in Dairy Science from University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Erik brings almost 25 years of international experience in specialized probiotic process technology, GMP and good distribution practice (GDP). Erik is qualified person (QP).
Chief Technical Officer
Mrs. Birgit Michelsen M.Sc. in Biochemistry from University of Southern Denmark. Birgit has more than 20 years of experience from food ingredient and consumer health care industries where she has been heading product development, medical marketing and clinical development.
Susanne Andersen Bækgaard
Vice President Marketing
Mrs. Susanne Andersen Bækgaard MBA from University of Aarhus and Harvard Business School Executive MBA in project management. Susanne brings to Bifodan an international background and extensive strategic and marketing competences from working with global companies.
Director of Quality
Mrs. Ragnhild Sørensen M.Sc. in Dairy Science from University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Ragnhild has more than 20 years of experience with food ingredients from developing (QA) to controlling the finished product (QC) according with multiple relevant quality standards.
Mr. Michael Litichevski has 20+ years experience in international sales and business development in the pharma and nutritional supplements industries. Working with B2B partners globally, Michael develops winning market introduction plans and secures diligent customer support.
Human Ressources & Administration Manager
Mrs. Mette Agertoft has more than 20 years of experience with administrative tasks and support to management. Core responsibilities include facilitation and implementation of HR processes and guidelines in alignment with company strategy and goals.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Dennis Jørgensen M.Sc. in Microbiology from University of Aalborg Denmark. Dennis has more than 15 years of international experience from food ingredient and pharma industries where he has worked with process optimization, capacity projects, human management and GMP production execution, including audits and third party inspections.
Mette Høeberg Sørensen
Chief Financial Officer
Mrs. Mette Høeberg Sørensen M.Sc in Business Administration/Auditing from Copenhagen Business School. Mette has almost 20 years of executive experience from the financial, IT and auditing industries.