Turning soya bean waste into a medium for yeast to grow on

22 Apr 2016

The Straits Times, 22 Apr 2016 Article featured how Nanyang Technological University(NTU)’s scientists have developed a method that turns soya bean residue into a solution that can be used to grow yeast. The latest method can cut the cost of cultivating yeast, which is used for various purposes such as baking, making beer and in vaccine production. SP’s Food Innovation and Resource Centre director, Ms Loong Mann Na, opined on how NTU’s research is a good example of sustainable production methods that aims to make better use of by-products from manufacturing processes.

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