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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 […]


TERRIAL and AFYREN NEOXY form an exclusive partnership for potassium supply   TERRIAL, a subsidiary of AVRIL Group and SUEZ that is the French leader in organic fertilization, has signed an exclusive partnership with AFYREN NEOXY, a joint venture of AFYREN and Bpifrance, for the supply of potassium, one of the major elements of fertilization   An innovative production process Based on a low-carbon and circular bioeconomy approach, AFYREN’s technology is innovative and environmentally friendly. AFYREN specializes in the production of completely biobased organic acids for industry, and is getting value from the potassium-rich co-product of this production. It is […]

AFYREN and Südzucker reach long term deal to supply factory producing biobased organic acids

AFYREN secures procurement of sugar beet co-products, major feedstock for industrial-scale production of its sustainable chemicals AFYREN and Südzucker have reached an unprecedented long-term agreement on the supply of sugar beet co-products as feedstock for AFYREN NEOXY, the zero-waste, low-carbon biorefinery that will begin producing seven 100% biobased organic acids at industrial scale in early 2022. The partnership is in accordance with both companies’ sustainability strategies. Using these co-products to produce bio-based organic acids provides a high level of revalorization and does not affect the food chain. Südzucker, the No. 1 European sugar producer and a leading company in the […]

NEWS FEED : Industrial start-up AFYREN makes the French Tech 120 again

AFYREN, which created and is industrialising a breakthrough innovation in green chemistry, is pleased to announce its selection for the second straight year in the French Tech 120.    AFYREN’s ambition is to make a sustainable impact on industry by providing biosourced, low-carbon solutions for the food, feed, cosmetics, perfumes and fine chemicals markets.   In 2020, being part of the French Tech 120 brought AFYREN into a valuable network and increased its name recognition and credibility. It helped the company transition from innovative French start-up to an industrial-scale start-up.    “Renewed membership in the FT120 programme is a great endorsement and will help AFYREN meet ambitious challenges over the next two years,” said Nicolas Sordet, CEO of AFYREN. “Our major […]

Green chemistry on an industrial scale: AFYREN starts construction of its first factory

AFYREN, a biotechnology start-up that is a member of the French Tech 120, is making the leap to industrial-scale production as it begins construction of a zero-waste, low-carbon factory in France’s Grand Est region. Responding to the growing desire to cut the use of oil derivatives, AFYREN provides organic acids by reusing non-food biomass. AFYREN’s process, which is patented worldwide, is firmly grounded in the circular economy, with fermentation technologies that “imitate nature”, using natural micro-organisms. Afyren’s organic acids are used in the human and animal nutrition sectors, as well as cosmetics, perfumes, pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals. Today, AFYREN is […]