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Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (LBDS) is the leading supplier of fermentation ingredients (yeast, yeast nutrients and antimicrobials) and value-creating services to fuel ethanol producers.

Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits was formed in 2012 with the acquisition and integration of North American Bioproducts Corps’ alcohol and distilling activities into a new global business unit. It became part of the legal entity Lallemand Specialties Inc. to act as the marketing and distribution arm of the Specialty Division to the worldwide fuel ethanol and distilling industries. It is headquartered in Duluth, GA with a regional office in Milwaukee, WI  (United States) and uses a network of refrigerated (for fresh yeast) and other warehouses to serve its customers.

Technical support

Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits supports customers with a team of experienced technical sales and service professionals who serve as consultants to alcohol plant staff, identifying specific needs and providing targeted product solutions, training, troubleshooting and laboratory services.

Ethanol Technology Institute

The Ethanol Technology Institute was established by Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits to provide the highest quality industry education.

The Institute hosts The Alcohol School for fuel ethanol and beverage alcohol producers. The School is held twice per annum, once in North America and once in Europe. In addition, more operational focused schools are held in the US  with The Operators’ School and The Ethanol Short Course.

The Ethanol Technology Institute also publishes The Alcohol Textbook, the industry’s leading comprehensive technical reference.

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