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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 of Frankfort, Butalco is a research company focused on yeast technology and the development of yeast strains for second generation biofuels and bio based chemicals.

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