Noodles-to-ethanol process developed in Japan

January 25, 2011 |

In Japan,  machinery maker Chiyoda Seisakujo has teamed with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)’s Shikoku research center and Kagawa Industrial Technology Center’s food research institute to produce ethanol from udon noodles.

The residue remaining after taking out ethanol from the noodles will also be processed at a methane fermentation plant — also launched by the company — and recycled as methane gas and liquid fertilizer.

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