Danisco Probiotics Adds Product Manager

MADISON, Wis. — (November 1, 2007) Kevin Mehring recently joined Danisco – Cultures Division in the newly created position of product manager - probiotics. In this position, Mr. Mehring will be responsible for developing and implementing a global strategic marketing plan for probiotics and providing marketing support to the division’s sales efforts.

“We are pleased to welcome Kevin to our probiotic team,” says Scott Bush, vice president – Dietary Supplements Business Unit. “Kevin’s marketing background and skill set, coupled with business development experience gained at several start-ups, is a perfect fit for Danisco’s dynamic probiotic business.”

Mr. Mehring began his career as a research chemist and quickly moved into positions with increasing responsibility in technical sales and marketing management. Prior to joining Danisco, he worked with a nanotechnology start-up.

Graduating with distinction, Mr. Mehring earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a master’s of business administration from Marquette University in Milwaukee.

For further information please contact:
Scott Bush, Vice President – Dietary Supplements Business Unit, Danisco 608-395-2617
Kitty Kevin, Quiet Light Communications 815-398-6860

About Danisco
Danisco is one of the world’s leading producers of ingredients for food and other consumer products. The group employs approximately 10,000 employees in 46 countries and reported revenue of U.S. $3.57 billion in 2005/06. Danisco’s broad technology platform and product portfolio include emulsifiers, enzymes, stabilizers, cultures, sugar and sweeteners such as xylitol and fructose. The majority of these ingredients are produced from natural raw materials. The company’s products are mainly used in the food industry for instance to improve the texture in bread and ice cream but are also applied to feed, detergents, textiles and plastics. Danisco is also one of the largest and most efficient sugar producers in Europe.

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