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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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Meet us in New Delhi, for the AIDA Technical Seminar

The Leaf Asia Technical and Commercial Team will be at the All India Associations 2 Day Technical Seminar organized in New Delhi, next week. The focus of the seminar will be “The use of enzymes for quality improvement and higher recoveries through efficient fermentation, distillation, including production of ethanol.” Leaf, Technical Support Manager, Christophe Teste will be speaking on “Distilleries Profitability Maximization” focusing on Yeast, Fermentation,and Industrial Performances improvements. Catalysts…

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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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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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Don’t miss the Canadian Bioeconomy Conference

The annual conference of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association will take place in Vancouver from November the 30th to December the 2nd. Leaf will present their advancements in Cellulosic ethanol yeast. Save the date and see you in Vancouver

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Leaf sponsors ICLE 2015

The fifth edition of the International Conference on Lignocellulosic Ethanol will take place in Brussels from September 15th to 17th. This year’s event organized by the European Commission and sponsored by major industry players will bring new subjects and challenging panel discussions to the programme and, in particular since Brussels is the site of the European Institutions, policy issues and discussions will be high on the agenda. For more information…

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FEW 2015 program published

This year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop will take place in Minneapolis from June 1 to 4. The organization of the Fuel Ethanol Workshop announced their technical sessions program. Leaf is proud to announce that we will be part of the technical sessions on cellulosic ethanol. Shekar Govindaswamy, our Technical Director, will give an update on our advancements in cellulosic ethanol fermentation solutions. The presentation will take place on Wednesday June the…

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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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