Turning science into industrial reality


Leaf is the business unit of Lesaffre dedicated to the worldwide sales and market development of value-added fermentation solutions for bioethanol and bio-based chemicals producers.

Benefiting from Lesaffre R&D expertise in the field of genetics and fermentation, Leaf develops dedicated research programs on bioethanol and bio-based chemicals industries.

Created in 2014, Leaf’s mission is to reinforce Lesaffre’s current market position on the conventional and cellulosic bioethanol markets. Using synergies within its teams, the Lesaffre group and through partnerships, Leaf will also develop economically viable solutions for bio-based chemicals producers.

With dedicated sales, technical and marketing staff hosted around the world Leaf is focused on turning science into industrial reality.

Our milestones in the industry