Tag: fermentation

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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Manda Harvest uses fermentation to deliver certified organic fertilizer

Manda Harvest uses fermentation to deliver certified organic fertilizer

March 14, 2021 |

In California, Manda Harvest, a micronutrient fertilizer derived solely from fermented plant materials, is the first fermented fertilizer from Japan to receive an Organic Input Material certification from the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Harvest offers growers a new, single-product option for filling nutritional gaps and achieving maximum crop potential. Born in Japan and […]

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Creo becomes first company to achieve demo scale production of rare cannabinoid CBGA

Creo becomes first company to achieve demo scale production of rare cannabinoid CBGA

January 31, 2021 |

In California, Creo, an ingredient company with a proprietary platform for producing natural rare cannabinoids without the cannabis plant, has produced cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabigerolic acid (CBGA) through fermentation at 12,500-liter scale, with performance matching or exceeding expectations. Creo is the first fermentation-based cannabinoid company to successfully produce finished CBGA. Rare cannabinoids such as CBG […]

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Amyris acquiring Terasana brand to offer clean cannabinoid consumer products

Amyris acquiring Terasana brand to offer clean cannabinoid consumer products

January 24, 2021 |

In California, Amyris, Inc. will expand its portfolio of consumer brands by launching a new range of Terasana branded clean beauty products focused on sustainably sourced natural cannabinoids, enabled by its proprietary Lab-to-Market synthetic biology platform, which has a track record of developing and producing platform molecules from naturally sourced sugarcane and a sustainable fermentation […]

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Emissions-to-feed protein production, fermentation animal-free cheese, greener medical gloves, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of December 4th

Emissions-to-feed protein production, fermentation animal-free cheese, greener medical gloves, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of December 4th

December 3, 2020 |

This week is filled with ‘Gouda ideas’ like San Francisco animal-free cheesemaker that uses precision fermentation to produce casein, a protein present in cow’s milk, or cell-based meat company that developed cultivated chicken mince that it hopes will address both an increasing appetite for chicken and concerns for the environmental impact of meat consumption. In […]

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3D meat bioprinter commercialization, lab-grown chicken, algae-based skis, biobased car, bioluminescent wood, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of November 12th

3D meat bioprinter commercialization, lab-grown chicken, algae-based skis, biobased car, bioluminescent wood, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of November 12th

November 11, 2020 |

Maybe it’s because Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but this week’s innovations are heavy on food with a protein innovation contest crowning MycoTechnology for their mushroom-based protein production, a whopping $7 million raised for a 3D-printed cultured meat startup to commercialize its meat bioprinter, a “metabolized restaurant” concept with food produced using bacteria through […]

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Exclusive Digest Q&A with ADM on Spiber Brewed Protein, biopolymers, partnership

Exclusive Digest Q&A with ADM on Spiber Brewed Protein, biopolymers, partnership

November 9, 2020 |

As reported in The Digest recently, ADM (Archer Daniels Midland) and Japan-based Spiber partnered up to expand production of biobased polymers, called Brewed Protein polymers, produced through a fermentation process that utilizes sugars and microbes instead of petrochemical or animal-derived raw materials, for use in apparel, auto parts, high-performance foams, and other consumer products. In […]

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Cows and Cannabinoids: Aemetis’ dairy digestor biogas, Hyasynth’s yeast-based cannabinoids

Cows and Cannabinoids: Aemetis’ dairy digestor biogas, Hyasynth’s yeast-based cannabinoids

October 25, 2020 |

Things are heating up with Aemetis now producing dairy digester biogas from the first two dairies in a 17 dairy digester biogas project that will be used for ethanol production and added four miles of private pipeline that is moving forward transportation fuel. And cannabinoids are hot right now, especially with Hyasynth who just completed […]

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Celtic Renewables’ new biorefinery plant moves forward with fermentation vessels delivered

Celtic Renewables’ new biorefinery plant moves forward with fermentation vessels delivered

September 20, 2020 |

In Scotland, the construction of Celtic Renewables’ new biorefinery plant in Grangemouth, Scotland’s first biorefinery, took a significant step forward with the arrival of six purpose-built 130,000 litre fermentation vessels from the Netherlands. The implementation of Covid-19 restrictions in March prevented the arrival and installation of the vessels at Celtic Renewables’ new biorefinery plant in […]

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Pivoting from Plants-to-Food to Plants-to-X  – What’s the future of Ag?

Pivoting from Plants-to-Food to Plants-to-X – What’s the future of Ag?

September 20, 2020 |

Is it a battle of plants for food versus plants for biofuels, biochemicals, biobased products? What about fermentation? Will food made from fermentation be the end of agriculture as we know it? Will one be a winner over another or will they all be superheroes? In today’s Digest, a look at the pivoting from Plants-to-Food […]

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