Achema 2018: Beer Brewing – Brewing Residues for Sustainable Use

In 2016, every German drank about 104 liters of beer on average. During the preparation of this beer, a lot of residues are generated, approx. 400,000 tons per year throughout Europe. Only a small portion of those residues is used for animal feed. How this waste can be used sustainably, e.g. as raw material for the chemical industry or as a source for pharmacological active substances is what a researcher team of three departments of the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUK) is investigating in the frame of a European project. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)