Tag: whey

DTU researchers patent ethanol from whey and spins off company to commercialize it

DTU researchers patent ethanol from whey and spins off company to commercialize it

February 12, 2018 |

In Denmark, researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have developed a patented technology which uses lactic acid bacteria to efficiently convert lactose in the whey into ethanol. Ethanol is the type of alcohol that is found in spirits. The researchers have formed the company Alcowhey, which aims to help smaller dairies […]

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DuBay Biofuel-Greenwood picks up $1.9M state loan for whey-to-ethanol project

DuBay Biofuel-Greenwood picks up $1.9M state loan for whey-to-ethanol project

[ 0 ] November 2, 2010 |

In Wisconsin, DuBay Biofuel-Greenwood LLC was awarded a state energy loan for $1.9 million toward its $7.6 million facility that will produce ethanol from whey—a waste product of the cheesemaking industry. The 3 mgy facility is a scale-up of the company’s pilot facility and is expected to be up and running by the end of […]

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