Genencor International (Nasdaq: GCOR) yesterday announced the signing of an agreement with Danisco A/S, one of the world's leading food ingredients companies. The four-year minimum-term agreement provides up to $20 million in funding for Genencor's R&D efforts. The agreement establishes Genencor as Danisco's exclusive partner for the discovery, development and production of innovative bioingredients for use in the food industry.