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Promod™ 950L – A Microbial & Sulphite-Free Alternative to Papain

May 20, 2016 12:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Papain, an enzyme derived from the tropical plant Carica papaya, is widely used across the food industry in a variety of applications. Meat tenderisation, flavour production and yeast hydrolysis are just a few of these. There are some disadvantages to using papain. Firstly, papain contains sulphite, which is an allergen and secondly, due to its... View Article

Biocatalysts Ltd: Raising Money for Charity

April 26, 2016 2:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

At Biocatalysts, we believe in doing our bit to help local and national charities. It’s great that all of our employees are willing to give generously to our chosen charities. Most people have a charity that is special to them, so we try to split our fund raising efforts between many. Here are just some of the events that... View Article

Increased Demand for Kosher & Halal Enzymes

March 23, 2016 3:22 pm Published by 3 Comments

Kosher and halal foods are defined by Jewish and Islamic dietary laws. Consumer demand for these requirements in food products has been increasing globally across the food industry and shows no sign of slowing down. It follows that demand for kosher and halal enzymes is also increasing. This increase in demand is not just because... View Article

Does your Process Require an Immobilised Enzyme?

February 29, 2016 12:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With a lot of attention focused on making industrial processes ‘green’ and sustainable, it is not surprising that enzymes are in the limelight more and more. Subsequently, biocatalysis is finding a broad range of applications, from the synthesis of pharmaceuticals to that of fragrances. This is where we [Biocatalysts Ltd] come in – discovering, developing and... View Article