INT/16/K10 - Distillery yeasts: Survey of quality standards for ethanol and food grade biotechnological industries.
Submitter: Cuban Research Institute for Sugarcane by-Products (ICIDCA), based in Havana, Cuba.
Subcontractor: Same as above.
Priority area: Industrialization.
Participating/beneficiary countries: 3 countries (Brazil, Cuba and Mexico).
PGTF input: US$ 32,000.
Other inputs: US$ 74,000.
Approval: 39th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 24 September 2015).
Completion: Final report submitted on 18 December 2018.
Impact:The project surveyed the development and application of microbiological procedures for the quality control of the fermentative process in ethanol as a biofuel and fodder yeast plants from distillery sludge in Brazil, Cuba and Mexico, to allow an appropriate selection of ethanol producer strains, contaminants control and probiotic Saccharomyces distillery strains.
||Contact person: Roxana García Gutiérrez, MSc
Address: Vía Blanca # 804, San Miguel del Padrón, CP 11000
Tel.: (537)76967006, 76917023, 76994972
Email: roxana.garcia @ icidca.azcuba.cu