Glycerin, also known as glycerol, is typically obtained as a by-product in the production of fatty acids and fatty acid methyl esters (biodiesel). It has a wide variety of uses including being a carbon source for specialty fermentations.
Industrial glucose syrups are cost effective and refined products used as carbon source for fermentation processes. To address specific process needs Cargill is offering a broad portfolio of glucose syrups that differ in sugar composition and degree of refining.
Cargill is offering a wide range of native and modified starches. Native starches are used as a carbon source in fermentation processes. In addition starches play a role in stabilizing formulations of fermentation products and they can be used as a carrier for encapsulation or granulation of fermentation products