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AFYREN to offer differentiated sustainable solutions with the launch of new brands for its biobased products in several markets

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:


AFYREN Webinar – Industrial Commissioning and Annual Results

Nicolas SORDET, CEO, Maxime CORDONNIER, CFO and Caroline PETIGNY, CSR & Communication Director of AFYREN as well as Jean SAINT-DONAT, President of AFYREN NEOXY presented their news during a webinar, in particular the industrial commissioning of the AFYREN NEOXY plant and the publication of the Company’s annual results. 

AFYREN announces the industrial commissioning of its AFYREN NEOXY plant and publishes its 2021 Full-Year Results

AFYREN announces the industrial commissioning of its AFYREN NEOXY plant and publishes its 2021 Full-Year Results  Finalization of the construction of the AFYREN NEOXY plant at cost and on time despite the health crisis context Industrial commissioning of the plant with the launch of the test phase Strong cash position of €67 million at the end of 2021 following the success of the IPO Execution of the strategy in line with the plan presented at the IPO and confirmation of the financial outlook and objectives Nicolas SORDET, AFYREN’s CEO, stated: “2021 was a transforming year for AFYREN, culminating in the […]

Green chemistry

Industry is transitioning to cleaner, greener ways. More than half of companies (51%) say they are committed to sustainability[1], yet it is clear that reconciling a lower environmental impact with economic success involves a lot of difficult choices — just 21% of companies have a clear roadmap for implementing their sustainability strategy. A more sustainable enterprise is rooted in several pillars, including responsible production, financing, procurement and marketing. Buyers, marketers, and investors need the right information to navigate an ocean of potential projects, understand their benefits and constraints and stand by their consequences. As recently underlined by Mc Kinsey, “it […]

AFYREN unveils its Purpose

Following several months of reflection and consultation with its internal and external stakeholders, AFYREN consulted, with the support of a specialized independent firm, all of its employees, through an online questionnaire or qualitative interviews, and conducted some fifteen interviews with suppliers, customers, institutions and partners. This analysis led to the definition of a materiality matrix, which ensures that the group’s ESG commitments and ambitions are aligned with the main aspects of its activity and the expectations of its stakeholders. This stakeholder consultation work also allowed AFYREN and its board of directors to define and formalize its Purpose: “We enable low-carbon, […]

A more sustainable fertilizer ?

AFYREN’s role in the circular economy features in a Financial Times video: as part of the Food Revolution series, FT reporter Anna Gross explores how AFYREN and Ynsect can help reduce reliance on traditional synthetic fertilizers.

AFYREN announces the signing of two strategic contracts

AFYREN announces the signing of two strategic contracts for AFYREN NEOXY in the nutrition and health markets Sales accounting for 60% of the AFYREN NEOXY factory’s projected acid production at full capacity are secured Food and feed markets are growing more than 6% annually AFYREN, a greentech company that offers manufacturers natural, low-carbon products created with technology based on natural micro-organisms, has signed two strategic contracts for the long-term supply of biobased ingredients by AFYREN NEOXY to two major players in the nutrition (human and animal) and health markets. The two contracts were established with major companies that are leaders […]

AFYREN and ENNOLYS by Lesaffre announce the signing of an agreement for the distribution of AFYREN NEOXY natural acids

AFYREN, a greentech company that offers manufacturers natural, low-carbon products created with technology based on natural micro-organisms, and ENNOLYS, business unit of LESAFFRE that specializes in fermentation and offers a wide range of natural flavor molecules including vanillin, announced an agreement for the exclusive distribution in the European flavors and fragrances market of the AFYREN NEOXY range of seven biobased acids. Under the agreement, ENNOLYS will market AFYREN NEOXY products to its existing customer portfolio, which includes a large number of players in the European flavors and fragrances market. ENNOLYS will also provide the necessary services for the proper use […]

Naturality in AFYREN’s products

Consumers are looking for products that are healthy, authentic and above all, natural. Fermentation is a natural transformation as ancient as life on Earth. Natural fermentation is also the key to AFYREN’s contribution to a circular, biobased economy. Definitions of naturality vary according to geography and sector, but these days, everyone seems to want it. Sourdough bread, balsamic vinegar, beer or blue cheese. These everyday products have one thing in common: they are all fermented. Fermented food is transformed by microorganisms like bacteria or yeast that are commonly found in nature. During the fermentation process, these microorganisms transform substrate such […]