Troubleshooting checklist for industrial ethanol production

Ensuring smooth operations and complete fermentations in ethanol production requires an effective troubleshooting strategy. To guarantee a successful approach in ethanol plants, there are several aspects to consider: knowing the plant’s baseline, spotting critical changes, identifying the trouble source, having an effective problem-solving strategy, and knowing who to turn to for support in such happenings. Knowing your production […]

How can advanced yeast improve industrial ethanol plants’ performances?

ethanol plant running on advanced yeast and corn feedstock

In the field of industrial ethanol production, maximizing efficiency and yields while minimizing costs and environmental footprint are constant goals. One of the key factors in addressing these challenges lies in the choice of yeast. Advanced yeasts are genetically engineered to enhance their ethanol production capabilities. Those genetic modifications consist of carefully altering the yeast’s […]

How to perform optimal ethanol fermentation? 7 key points

optimal ethanok fermentation tanks

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 […]

The benefits of complex yeast nutrients for your industrial ethanol production

Yeast nutrition is a key factor in the productivity and viability of industrial ethanol production. In such production processes, reaching the highest yields, securing fermentations, and improving consistency are essential conditions to achieve operational gains and remain viable. From individual nutrition to complex yeast nutrient packages Historically, industrial ethanol producers have been testing their mashes […]

How to choose the ethanol yeast?

Yeast is a key element in industrial ethanol production and each cell works like a production unit. From fermentable materials, yeast produces the major product ethanol and several co-products, such as CO2 and glycerol. As in the case of the production unit, the choice of yeast is an important technological decision that will have a […]

What is Yeast?

Yeast is a key element in the production of industrial ethanol, but do you know the specificities of this microorganism? Yeast is a unicellular fungus Yeast belongs to the family of the fungi. It consists of a large and diverse group of eukaryotic organisms, i.e. they possess organelles that divide the cell space into specialized […]

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