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 […]

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 […]