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Lesaffre inaugurate a new drying facility in Alabama and celebrate the launch of Leaf’s new bioengineered yeast for ethanol production .

On Tuesday, January 10, Antoine BAULE, CEO of Lesaffre, Thomas Benner, President and CEO at Lesaffre Yeast Corporation LLC and Red Star Yeast, and Didier Masy, General Manager of Leaf – Lesaffre Advanced Fermentations, inaugurate the new Lesaffre Yeast Corporation drying facility in Headland, Alabama and celebrate the launch of Leaf’s new bioengineered yeast for ethanol production . Lesaffre celebrates a major milestone with the inauguration of its first yeast…

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Job Opportunity

Leaf is recruiting a Regulatory and Market access officer based in our offices in France (Marcq-en-Baroeul, 59). To learn more about this opportunity, visit the Lesaffre group job’s website here

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FT 858 L dry yeast now in Leaf’s product range

We are very happy to announce the addition of a new strain to the Leaf yeast product portfolio. FT 858 L a reference strain for cane to ethanol fermentation selected by Fermentec in Brazil is now produced and sold under licence* by Lesaffre Advanced Fermentations. FT 858 L was selected in an industrial environment specifically for it’s interest for the production of bioethanol from sugarcane. FT 858 L yeast has…

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Register for the USA Process Optimization Seminar

The process optimization seminar is back in March 2016 for the 13th year. Specifically designed for ethanol plant operators this technical seminar’s mission is to help you capture the highest level of profitability from your plant”s fermentation process. Co Organised by Phibro Ethanol Performance Group, Leaf, Fremont and Novozymes, the 2016 POS will bring you all you need to know on yeast, antimicrobials, enzymes and water treatment. More info and…

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De-risking fermentation

CelluX, our yeast for second generation fuel ethanol is featured in Biofuels International‘s magazine march april issue. click here to read the article

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Lesaffre Announces Leaf

Through its business unit Fermentis launched in 2003 Lesaffre has successfully served the fuel ethanol industry with yeast, yeast products and technical support. Aiming to concentrate their efforts on offering more specialized services and products to their partners in the first generation fuel ethanol industry, to continue innovating in the field of lignocellulosic ethanol and to develop solutions for the bio-based chemicals producers, Lesaffre is proud to announce the launch…

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Leaf at the 1st Technical Course in 2G Ethanol in Sao Paulo

Leaf will take part in the first technical course in 2G ethanol organized by Sinatub and Procana Brazil on March the 21st in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The objective of the course is to present the technologies for the 2G ethanol production and its viability in Brazil. Among the speakers, Mario Cacho Sales Director Fuel Ethanol – Americas at Leaf will present the Leaf Technologies approach on cellulosic ethanol. For more…

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