Report 2018
Rethink Tomorrow
Report 2018

The Novozymes
Report 2018

Where we make a difference
In 2018, an estimated 5.6 billion
people used products made with
our solutions on a weekly basis.

Together
we find biological
answers...

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Sales by industry

Three out of five of Novozymes’ industries grew in 2018. Bioenergy delivered strong growth, and Food & Beverages and Agriculture & Feed also delivered growth. Household Care was flat, and sales declined in Technical & Pharma. Novozymes holds an estimated 48% share of the global enzyme market.

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Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen
Chairman of the Board of Directors

... for better lives
in a growing world...

In agriculture, our enzymes increase crop yields, reduce use of chemicals and improve animal health, growth and feed utilization

Our enzymes improve e.g. softness and freshness in bread production

Our solutions save time, water and energy and reduce use of chemicals in textile production

Our enzymes remove tough stains and enable low-temperature washing, at the same time as protecting the fibers in clothes

Novozymes’ wastewater portfolio makes wastewater treatment more efficient and reduces use of chemicals

Our enzymes help create the lactose-free and other “free-from” foods, among other things, that are in increasing demand around the world

Novozymes’ solutions improve the filtration and flavor of beer as well as optimizing the brewing process

Our enzymes make the process of preparing, degreasing and tanning leather more efficient and sustainable

Our enzymes improve efficiency in paper mills and help reduce use of chemicals

Novozymes’ bioenergy solutions help fuel your car with biofuels from renewable sources, reducing CO2 emissions compared with gasoline

In agriculture, our enzymes increase crop yields, reduce use of chemicals and improve animal health, growth and feed utilization B a k e r y Our enzymes improve e.g. softness and freshness in bread production Clothing 4 u Our solutions save time, water and energy and reduce use of chemicals in textile production Laundromat Novozymes’ wastewater portfolio makes wastewater treatment more efficient and reduces use of chemicals Our enzymes remove tough stains and enable low- temperature washing, at the same time as protecting the fibers in clothes G r o c e r i e s Our enzymes help create the lactose-free and other “free-from” foods, among other things, that are in increasing demand around the world The Brewing Bar Novozymes’ solutions improve the filtration and flavor of beer as well as optimizing the brewing process Shoes Our enzymes make the process of preparing, degreasing and tanning leather more efficient and sustainable Newsstand Our enzymes improve efficiency in paper mills and help reduce use of chemicals Novozymes’ bioenergy solutions help fuel your car with biofuels from renewable sources, reducing CO2 emissions compared with gasoline

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