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.



"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. "


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


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



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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From natural fermentation to an industrial and innovative biomimetic process

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The strategy responds to customers and stakeholders who are increasingly seeking more environmentally friendly solutions AFYREN’s move marks another step toward increasing visibility and recognition for its biobased products AFYREN’s biobased solutions have distinct advantages for each target market Clermont-Ferrand/Lyon, 17th of May 2022, 8:00 am CEST – AFYREN, a greentech company that manufactures biobased ingredients using fermentation technology and a circular business model, unveiled its plan to market high quality solutions that will help customers in the industries it serves meet their sustainability goals. AFYREN makes biobased carboxylic acids (C2-C6) that are needed in a wide variety of industries […]

Strategic contract signed for the supply of an organic acid from the AFYREN NEOXY range in animal nutrition

Thanks to its proven antimicrobial property, AFYREN’s biobased acid will enable its customer to contribute to animal health with its nutrition offerings for a wide variety of animal species. The customer will benefit from a short and reliable supply chain, and a product with a reduced carbon footprint, produced using sustainable renewable resources and without palm oil. AFYREN’s ingredient also meet requirements for GMO-free solutions in Europe. Full Press release:


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    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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