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Ancient civilizations were using yeast as it naturally occurred in bread-making and brewing. But yeast processing equipment wasn’t developed and fully commercialized until the end of the 18th century. Today, this industrialized micro-organism is critical in producing biofuels and other products beyond food and drinks.

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Sterile Filtration System for GMP-grade products

Processing equipment used in industries regulated by GMP must ensure full...

High-frequency vibratory mixer

Mixing liquid products by stirring method generates heat from friction and shear forces. This...

Anaerobic Fermentation Monitor

For accurate comparisons of carbon conversion rates and yields for six simultaneous anaerobic...

Entry-level automated online sampling system

An accurate and sterile sampling of cultures ...

Automatic sampling system for bioprocess monitoring

An accurate, automated sampling of cu...

Sampling probe suitable for fermenter samples

Accurate, sterile sample collection is vital...

Complete bioreactor system

An autoclavable bioreactor establishes special conditions for a variety of applications, for exam...

Stickpack Machine

If you are looking to pack your product into stick packs from 17 x 40 mm to 100 x 200 mm in size, you may b...

Autoclavable stainless steel bioreactor

For cell culture and microbial culture applications.

pH Sensor

pH is one of the most important parameters of cell-culture and fermentation processing in the biotech industry. New ...

Disposable monolithic columns

Chromatographic monolithic columns for working with large proteins, viruses, VLPs and pDNA req...

Short bed monolithic columns for analytics

Samples taken at various process steps need to be analysed quickly and accurate...

Plasmid process pack for your pDNA purification process

When developing a pDNA purification process for eventual transfer...

Purification screening kit for large biomolecules

To purify a specific large biomolecule, for example IgM or a virus or v...

Perfusion process controller

Advanced biopharmaceutical and lab systems involving microcarri...

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Yeast Production: Time and space in a controlled environment are important factors for yeast to grow

As yeast is a living micro-organism, you need time to feed it and space to let it grow. Its quality is affected by oxygen, microbes, temperature, pH, nutrients and other ingredients. Ensure a controlled environment where it can eat and grow while preserving its purity., through the different fermentation stages.

Begin the yeast propagation with a lab-scale start liquid culture and added molasses, then wait from 1 to 2 hours for the yeast to grow. Transfer your yeast to an industrial scale fermentation tank and add more molasses, aeration, and nutrients so it can eat and grow as the size of the tank. Yeast will eat everything and grow in between 3 to 4 hours in each stage. It will take about a week to grow from 10 mg to 150 tons.

Centrifuge your liquid culture to produce cream yeast

To obtain liquid cream yeast, you need a centrifuge to separate the biomass from the culture medium. But yeast processing can go further. Using a vacuum filter to compress the yeast and drain the liquid, you make a fresh yeast paste. When passed through an extruder, the paste and a cutter can be turned into blocks.  If you want to make dry yeast, take the extruded paste into a fluid bed dryer.

In this further processing, you need to add oils and emulsifiers. Oils help the yeast pass through the openings of the extruder and other yeast processing equipment. Emulsifiers help to texturize the yeast and facilitate rehydration. Refrigerate the cream yeast, and the blocks and vacuum pack your dry yeast to preserve its shelf life.

Yeast processing equipment in biotechnological industrial development

Yeast processing is also called yeast biotechnology because its applications in the food and beverage sector are signaled as the primary stage of the biotechnological industry.

Saccharomyces cerevisiae is the yeast of choice for baking, brewing, winemaking, and more recently for producing biofuels, probiotics, and vitamins. Biotechnologists are using conventional and non-conventional yeast, different from S. cerevisiae, to explore new applications in biofuels, recombinant proteins, enzymes, derived compounds, and others. What would you be making?


Processing steps involved in yeast making

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