Alfa Laval - Province Brands to develop innovative yeasts with Western University

2019-10-29

Province Brands to develop innovative yeasts with Western University

The yeast being developed in this collaboration is expected to be a revolutionary and time- saving technology that can be used in crafting beers made from hemp and cannabis

his article is related to Alfa Laval brewery equipment. Alfa Laval's Separation, Heat Transfer and Hygienic Fluid Handling products, including pumps, valves, fittings and instrumentation, are used by distilleries and breweries across Canada.  

 

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"... Province Brands of Canada, developers of the world’s first and only beers brewed from the cannabis plant, will join with Western University (WU) to study and develop innovative yeasts in a $45,000 research grant awarded to WU. The grant is funded by the Ontario Center of Excellence’s (OCE) Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) program and by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Engage program. 

 

The yeast being developed in this collaboration is expected to be a revolutionary and time- saving technology that can be used in crafting beers made from hemp and cannabis, as well as in many other applications. 

 

Over the past two years, Province Brands of Canada has developed a patent-pending process for brewing a premium beer from the cannabis plant. The first steps in the brewing process, milling and “mashing” (i.e. saccharifying or extracting fermentable sugars from the cannabis plant) requires specialized equipment and technology, which would not be found in existing breweries... 

 

 

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