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 […]

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 […]