Sarawuth Noppiboon joins Leaf as Technical Service Representative South East Asia

Leaf Technical Service Representative South East Asia Sarawuth Noppiboon Portrait

We are proud to welcome on board Sarawuth Noppiboon, who joined Leaf in September 2023  as Technical Service Representative for South East Asia! Sarawuth built his experience working as Process Development Engineer at the King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), in Thailand.  In his role, Sarawuth supports and our partners in achieving their objectives. He […]

The effects of temperature on ethanol production

ethanol plant under high temperature

The success of ethanol production relies, partly, on various factors that can affect fermentation, with temperature playing a pivotal role. Yeast performance in converting feedstocks to ethanol is strongly linked to fermentation temperature, as it can only satisfy its needs under a suitable temperature environment. In this article, we will explore the effects of temperature […]

Sophie Le Borgne joins Leaf as Sales Administrator & Supply Chain Manager

Leaf Sales Administator & Supply Chain Manager

It gives us immense pleasure to welcome on board Sophie Le Borgne, who joined Leaf in June 2023  as Sales Administrator and Supply Chain Manager! Sophie built her experience working as Customer Service Assistant in the United Kingdom and then in France, within the Lesaffre Group.  In her role, Sophie handles orders’ processing, customer requests […]

Success story – Working with Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd to maximize productivity

Success Story Triveni

Triveni Engineering & Industries Limited (TEIL) is an Indian conglomerate founded in 1932, and currently operational with diversified businesses including biofuel applications. TEIL is one of the largest integrated sugar & ethanol manufacturers in India, and a market leader in their engineering business, spanning power transmission, water & wastewater treatment solutions. As one of the […]

Alexander Jewell joins Leaf as Laboratory Technician

Alexander Jewell Leaf Laboratory Technician Portrait

It gives us immense pride to welcome on board Alexander Jewell, who joined Leaf in December 2022  as Laboratory Technician! Alexander built his experience working as a Quality Control Technician, and then as a Laboratory Assistant at the University of Iowa. Alexander gained yeast fermentation knowledge through baking applications in previous positions. In his role, […]

Chris Deimerly joins Leaf as Laboratory Manager

Chris Deimerly Leaf Laboratory Manager

It gives us great pleasure to welcome on board Chris Deimerly, who joined Leaf in January 2023 as Leaf’s Laboratory Manager! With a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Chris built his experience working as a Director of Quality Assurance for an extended periof of time, leading all quality functions – including lab testing, managing quality […]

Caroline Jessu joins Leaf as Marketing Officer

It gives us great pleasure to welcome on board Caroline Jessu, who joined Leaf in November 2022 as Leaf’s Marketing Officer! With a Master’s Degree in Management, Caroline has built her experience in the industry through several past positions. In her role at Leaf, Caroline support the global marketing efforts of Leaf. Her position includes […]

Contract fermentation: a way to successfully achieve industrial production

contract fermentation facility

Biotechnology consists of combining scientific and technological processes with living organisms to create new useful properties. Its contribution to the environmental transition is significant within the bioeconomy. Many products from the petrochemical industry can be replaced by biobased products with the use of industrial fermentation. The industrial fermentation market was valued at $62B in 2021, […]

Braxton Carter joins Leaf as Technical Sales Manager, North America

Braxton Carter Leaf Technical Sales Manager North America Portrait Picture

We are proud to welcome Braxton Carter as part of our team. Braxton joined in November 2022 as Leaf’s Technical Sales Manager, North America Through his position at Leaf, Braxton will serve our partners and clients, delivering value through his technical knowledge in the efficient use of our products. He will engage in various missions […]

How to perform optimal ethanol fermentation? 7 key points

temperature consequence on yeast fermentation

Producing industrial ethanol requires careful attention to detail and a thorough understanding of the fermentation process. Optimal ethanol fermentation can be achieved through various optimization factors: choice of the yeast, fine tuning of process parameters, contamination control, and so on. 1. Selecting the right yeast strain Different yeast strains have different abilities to ferment various […]