Coordinates: 55°45′29″N 8°55′34″E / 55.75819°N 8.92617°E / 55.75819; 8.92617 Grindsted with a population of 9,663 (1 January 2014)[1] was the site of the municipal council of now abolished Grindsted Municipality, Denmark. Today Grindsted is the municipal seat and largest town of Billund Municipality. One of the main industries today is the Danisco factory which traces its roots back to the original chemical factory named Grindsted Værket (Grindsted Products) founded by the Lundsgaard brothers. Through acquisitions by De Danske Spritfabrikker it is now part of the Danisco corporation.


  1. BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas database from Statistics Denmark
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