Tag: fermentation

WUR researchers produce new aviation fuel from bio-based side streams

WUR researchers produce new aviation fuel from bio-based side streams

October 10, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Wageningen University & Research and its partners developed a new type of aviation fuel that is produced using bio-based waste streams from the agriculture industry. The new type of fuel is based on a mixture of acetone and alcohol. While it does not yet meet all requirements, it is getting close. The […]

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Honey without the bee, field to foot sneakers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of October 7th

Honey without the bee, field to foot sneakers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of October 7th

October 6, 2021 |

Honey without the bee…we’ve covered milk without the cow and pork without the pig, seafood without the fish, and now MeliBio claims to have the world’s first bee-free honey made from fermentation. And KEEN footwear launched what it calls the industry’s first “field to foot” sneaker made using agricultural waste. In today’s Digest, these sweet […]

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Lab-fermented chocolate, coffee cookie cups, Apeel Sciences raises $250M, LG Chem to build $2.2 bio-buildings and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 27th

Lab-fermented chocolate, coffee cookie cups, Apeel Sciences raises $250M, LG Chem to build $2.2 bio-buildings and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 27th

August 26, 2021 |

Chocolate without the cocoa bean? We’ve covered beef without the cow, dairy without the cow, pork without the pig, lab-grown lamb and fish, bioprinted meat, even food made out of thin air. But now we’ve got a no-cocoa chocolate in an effort to address the climate, child labor and human rights concerns surrounding the cocoa […]

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Biobased adidas, bath bomb burials, lab-grown mouse meat and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 18th

Biobased adidas, bath bomb burials, lab-grown mouse meat and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 18th

August 17, 2021 |

“I’m walking on sunshine, woooah, and don’t it feel good!!” is what you’ll be singing with this week’s innovations. Between biobased adidas shoes that hit the Olympic stage and are now available to us common folk, REI’s partially biobased trail shoe, REEF’s new renewable sandal, we certainly will be walking on sunshine. In today’s Digest, […]

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Seafood without feet or fins, biocement tackles CO2, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 24th

Seafood without feet or fins, biocement tackles CO2, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 24th

June 23, 2021 |

The world’s first “whole muscle seafood alternative” via fermentation is here according to AquaCultured Foods, thanks to using fungi to produce seafood substitutes for products like calamari, shrimp, whitefish, and tuna. And North Carolina-based Biomason has commercialized its tiles and bricks made out of bacteria as an alternative to CO2 high-polluting cement, with H&M planning […]

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More meat without meat, fermentation-based silk, bioplastic water bottles, Adidas and Allbirds unlikely solemates and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 21st

More meat without meat, fermentation-based silk, bioplastic water bottles, Adidas and Allbirds unlikely solemates and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 21st

May 20, 2021 |

Competitors coming together – Adidas and Allbirds – both shoe manufacturers are working together on green sneakers, a company working to commercialize biobased silk polymers, the European Union looking at waste feathers from poultry into usable materials, and three companies moving forward with lab-grown chicken fat, lab-grown pork, and cell-based fish. In today’s Digest, check […]

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DMC’s fermentation broth, downstream processing for L-alanine proven at scale

DMC’s fermentation broth, downstream processing for L-alanine proven at scale

May 16, 2021 |

In Colorado, DMC Biotechnologies has completed downstream processing for its first product, the amino acid L-alanine. The downstream processing was done at EW Biotech in Leuna, Germany following the successful demonstration of commercial scale fermentation at the same site in March. The purification of L-alanine from the fermentation broth was successfully completed for more than […]

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Amyris delivers record production of CBG, utilizing 225,000 fermenters

Amyris delivers record production of CBG, utilizing 225,000 fermenters

March 28, 2021 |

In California, Amyris, Inc. achieved another breakthrough with its production of Cannabigerol (CBG) from fermentation for consumer skincare treatment formulations. Amyris believes that this production run is the largest industrial-scale fermentation-based CBG by any producer to-date. The production was completed utilizing 225,000 fermenters at the facility of Amyris’s Spain-based manufacturing partner. Amyris’s Lab-to-Market synthetic biology […]

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Record $3.1B invested in alt proteins in 2020 signals growing market

Record $3.1B invested in alt proteins in 2020 signals growing market

March 21, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the alternative protein industry raised $3.1 billion in investments in 2020—three times more than in any single year in the industry’s history, according to Good Food Institute. Of the $5.9 billion raised by alternative protein companies over the past decade, more than half was received in 2020 alone. New data released by […]

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ABPDU and TeselaGen Biotechnology partner to advance fermentation processing

ABPDU and TeselaGen Biotechnology partner to advance fermentation processing

March 21, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office’s Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and TeselaGen Biotechnology are partnering to advance fermentation processing for next-generation renewable bioproducts. The ABPDU will deploy the TeselaGen artificial intelligence-enabled operating system for biotechnology and will use its data acquisition capabilities […]

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