Danisco USA Inc.


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Company Profile

The Madison office and manufacturing facility comprises Danisco’s US Cultures Division. The site produces a comprehensive range of cultures for the production of fermented dairy, meat and food products, as well as natural food colors for cheese and food products and lipase enzymes for Italian cheese. We have been producing ingredients for cheese and dairy in Madison since 1906.

Note: There is no website dedicated to the Madison site.
Business Sectors
Pharmaceuticals   Human Diagnostics  
Med or Lab Devices   Lab Reagents or Services  
Drug Manufacturing   Food & Agribusiness
CRO   Bioinformatics or Software  
Company History
Robert Marschall founded Marschall Dairy Laboratory in 1906 to supply essential ingredients to the cheese industry. Marschall was purchased by Miles Inc. in 1966 (Miles later became a unit of Bayer AG.) In 1989, Marschall Dairy Products was purchased from Miles by Rhone-Poulenc SA. In 1996 the company moved to its east side complex. Danisco acquired the Madison operation in 2004 as part of the Rhodia Food acquisition. In May 2011, DuPont acquired Danisco forming a global leader in Nutrition & Health and Industrial Biosciences.
Danisco USA Inc.
Address 3329 Agriculture Drive
[Map] Madison
Phone 800-255-6837
Head Greg Brockwell
Company Statistics
Global Headcount 165
Local Headcount 165
Year Founded 1906
Ownership Subsidiary
Stock Exchange

Parent Company
Divisional Level Danisco A/S [Denmark]
Senior Level DuPont [DE, USA]
Global Headcount
Website Link
Stock Exchange
Reference Documents
Corporate Profile
Danisco Corporate Profile Brochure 2010 [View]
Danisco Annual Report 2008-09 [View]