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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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Leaf and Dutch DNA enter in R&D collaboration for itaconic acid production

Leaf and Dutch DNA Biotech enter in R&D collaboration for the development of a value added fermentation solution to produce itaconic acid Leaf (LESAFFRE ADVANCED FERMENTATIONS) and Dutch DNA, a spin-out of TNO, are glad to announce they have entered into a R&D collaboration for the development of a new fungal host for the production of itaconic acid. The ambition of the partnership is to reduce the production cost of…

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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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