ABOUT AFYREN

At a time when many of our products for everyday use are still based on petroleum molecules, AFYREN is offering to a wide range of industries replacement molecules that are biosourced, thanks to an environmentally friendly technology that uses natural microorganisms.

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Discover how our biosourced solutions can replace the petrochemical molecules present in a number of products that we use on an everyday basis.

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A VISION FOR THE INDUSTRY OF THE FUTURE

"An innovative technology which has been inspired by living organisms and natural phenomena, robust and resilient for millions of years, to produce on a large scale biomolecules which will be the basis of the ingredients of tomorrow. AFYREN registers and registers its industrial customers in a low carbon and circular bioeconomy. "

JÉRÉMY PESSIOT

Managing Director - Founder

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AN ORGANIC APPROACH

Non-food biomass is converted in a reactor using a fermentation process based on a 100% natural microbial community.

A GREEN CHEMISTRY APPROACH

Our proprietary transformation operations use very little energy and produce a diverse range of high value-added molecules.

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AN ECO-CIRCULAR APPROACH

From the recycling of biomass to the “return to the earth” of the sub-products yielded through the fermentation process, our technology generates zero waste.

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AFYREN signs new contract to provide biobased organic acid to U.S. manufacturer of industrial lubricants

The multi-year deal will help the customer cut Scope 3 emissions and make progress on its climate neutrality goals.  AFYREN offers a biobased alternative to the traditionally used petroleum-based molecules, acting on the value chain of the companies and offering them a highly improved carbon balance. AFYREN has now pre-sold 75% of its AFYREN NEOXY factory’s targeted production volume of organic acids. Clermont-Ferrand/Lyon, 17th of November 2022, 8:00 am CEST – AFYREN, a greentech company that offers manufacturers bio-based, low-carbon products made using technology based on natural micro-organisms, today announced that it had signed a new multi-year contract to provide […]

AFYREN NEOXY signs deal with Excellentia for distribution in key North American flavors and fragrances market

Excellentia will distribute the FLAVYREN™ line to the major North American players in the flavors and fragrances market.  The deal covers the full suite of FLAVYREN™ natural organic acids produced by AFYREN NEOXY . North America is the No. 2 global market for flavors and fragrances, with growth estimated at more than 6%.   Clermont-Ferrand/Lyon, 9th of November 2022, 8:00 am CEST – AFYREN, a greentech company that offers manufacturers bio-based, low-carbon products made using technology based on natural micro-organisms, today announced that it has signed a North American distribution agreement with Excellentia, a leading player in the supply of natural […]

AFYREN inaugurates its first factory, AFYREN NEOXY, a first-of-its-kind biorefinery

The plant, in Carling Saint-Avold in France’s Moselle region, uses short supply chains to produce seven 100% biobased acids that offer customers in sectors such as food, flavors and fragrances or chemicals as an alternative to the petro-based acids usually used A unique, low-carbon, zero-waste biorefinery strategically located in the heart of Europe for its international customers and suppliers Production will ramp up to 16,000 metric tons of biobased carboxylic acids in 2024, saving 30,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year A unique industrial accomplishment resulting from the association between AFYREN and Bpifrance, through its Sociétés de Projets Industriels (SPI) […]

AFYREN diversifies sales with two strategic contracts to supply players in the cosmetics and nutraceuticals markets

At the end of a summer during which climate change was top-of-mind worldwide, major economic players are stepping up efforts to reduce their impact on the environment. AFYREN’s latest contracts underscore the fact that its low-carbon business model is attracting increasing interest from a variety of companies that are looking for more sustainable ingredients. With these deals, AFYREN has secured sales of 70% of the projected output of organic acids from the AFYREN NEOXY plant to a variety of customers in diverse markets. Clermont-Ferrand/Lyon, 30th of August 2022, 8:00 am CEST – AFYREN, a greentech company that offers manufacturers bio-based, […]

From natural fermentation to an industrial and innovative biomimetic process

Today, more than half of all companies say they are committed to sustainable development, but it is becoming increasingly clear that reconciling environmental and economic performance involves many difficult choices. Only 21% of companies have a clear roadmap for implementing their sustainability strategies. At AFYREN, we believe that sharing knowledge and experience can contribute to a more sustainable future. In our blog posts, we seek to share the expertise we have developed on our own journey toward a sustainable, circular business model. In 2021, the world used up the equivalent of 1.7 planets’ worth of resources to satisfy production and […]

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    AFYREN NEOXY

    AFYREN NEOXY is the first manufacturing plant to implement AFYREN’s technology and expertise. Located at the CHEMESIS platform  in Carling Saint-Avold, it produces a family of 7 organic acids.

    AFYREN NEOXY is the result of a joint-venture between AFYREN and Bpifrance’s SPI Fund.

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