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Table 1 Selection of (multi)national companies exploiting A. niger for the production of important industrial compounds.

From: How a fungus shapes biotechnology: 100 years of Aspergillus niger research

Company Headquarter Products
Adcuram Germany Citric acid
AB Enzymes Germany Glucoamylase
ADM USA Citric acid
Agennix Germany Lactoferrin
Amano Enzyme Co. Ltd. Japan β-Galactosidase, Glucoamylase, Glucose oxidase, Hemicellulase, Proteases
Anhui BBCA Biochemical China Citric acid
BASF Germany Hemicellulase, Phytase
Biocon India Cellulase, Hemicellulase, Pectinase
Cangzhou Kangzhuang Chemical China Glucoamylase
Cargill USA Citric acid
Christian Hansen Denmark Chymosin
COFCO China Citric acid
DSM The Netherlands Arabinase, Asparaginase, Catalase, Cellulase, β-Galactosidase, Glucoamylase, Glucose oxidase, Hemicellulase, Lactoferrin, Lipase, Pectinase, Phytase, Proteases, Xylanase
Dupont IB The Netherlands Catalase, β-Galactosidase, Glucoamylase, Glucose oxidase, Hemicellulase, Lipase, Pectinase
Dyadic USA Cellulase, Glucoamylase, Glucose oxidase
Gadot Biochemical Industries Israel Citric acid
Genencor INT USA Cellulase, Hemicellulase, β-Galactosidase
Haihang Industry China Cellulase
Iwata Chemical Co. Ltd Japan Citric acid
Jungbunzlauer Switzerland Citric acid
Mitsubishi Foods Co. Ltd. Japan Proteases
Megazyme USA Catalase, Inulinase, Glucosidase
Novozymes Denmark Asparaginase, Catalase, β-Galactosidase, Glucoamylase, Hemicellulase, Lipase, Pectinase, Phytase, Proteases
Shandong Longda Bio-Products China Glucoamylase, Pectinase
Shin Nihon Chemical Co. Ltd. Japan Arabinase, Catalase, Cellulase, β-Galactosidase, Hemicellulase, Proteases
Tate & Lyle UK Citric acid
Verenium USA Glucoamylase, Proteases