Aurore Chopat joins Leaf as Sales Administrator for EMEA & Asia

Leaf Sales Administrator Aurore Chopat

It gives us immense pleasure to welcome on board Aurore Chopat, who joined Leaf in June 2022 as Leaf’s Sales Administrator for Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia With a Bachelor’s Degree in International Management, Aurore gathered extensive experience in the administration of sales through several past positions. In her role at Leaf, Aurore is responsible […]

Chloé Marteel joins Leaf as Communication Officer

Leaf Communication Officer Chloe Marteel

It gives us great pleasure to welcome on board Chloé Marteel, who joined Leaf in September 2021 as Leaf’s Communication Officer! With a Master’s Degree in Digital and Business Communication, Chloé has built her experience in global and digital communication and press relations through several past positions. In her role at Leaf, Chloé leads the […]

Romain Fromanger is appointed Industrial Fermentation Expert for Europe and Asia

It gives us immense pleasure to announce that Romain Fromanger has been appointed Industrial Fermentation Expert for Europe and Asia. After being Leaf’s Technical Sales Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa for over 7 years, Romain is ready to take on new challenges to better serve our partners!   Thanks to his past experience, […]

The Green Lab, a place of knowledge and expertise

In the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where Lesaffre holds its Industrial Pilot Plant, the Green Lab was established in December 2017. Since then, we have been carrying out lab scale fermentation trials, driving optimization efforts in propagation and fermentation to improve yield and productivity, and studying stress factors affecting fermentation, with the ambition of […]

Molly Sproston joins Leaf as Research Associate at Green Lab

It gives us immense pleasure to welcome on board Molly Sproston, who has joined Lesaffre on October 2020 at Cedar Rapids, IA, USA as Research Associate at Green Lab, Leaf’s application laboratory.   Discover Molly through her 6 questions portrait 10 – Can you briefly explain your work position? I work in Green lab in Cedar […]

Sibabrata Mukherjee joins Leaf as Technical Service Representative India

It gives us immense pleasure to welcome on board Dr Sibabrata Mukherjee, who has joined Lesaffre on March 2020 at Bangalore as Technical Service Representative India for Leaf Business Unit and shall be catering in industrial ethanol distilleries across India.In his role, Sibabrata will lead the technical services in India which includes visit customers for […]

Leaf’s application scientist, Divya Ramchandran has been awarded the 2019 ADM award for “Best paper in Protein and Co-Products, Engineering/Technology”.

The article titled “Changes in Corn Protein Content During Storage and Their Relationship with Dry Grind Ethanol Production” has been selected for the 2019 ADM award for “Best paper in Protein and Co-Products, Engineering/Technology”. The paper was co-authored by Leaf’s application scientist, Dr. Divya Ramchandran, along with Dr. Mila P. Hojilla-Evangelista from the National Center for Agricultural Utilization […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lesaffre acquires Butalco

Shortly after launching the new business unit Leaf dedicated to the development and sales of value added fermentation solutions to the bioethanol and bio based chemicals industries, Lesaffre are proud to announce their acquisition of the start-up Butalco. Founded in 2007 by Professor Eckhard Boles and Gunter Festel as spin off of the Goethe University […]