Starch based feedstocks

De Smet Engineers & Contractors can propose comprehensive units for the processing of starch based feedstocks like Barley, Cassava roots, Corn/maize, Potato, Rice, Sorghum grain, Sweet potato, Wheat, Rye, and Jerusalem artichoke

A variety of starches can be used for ethanol production by fermentation; selection of an appropriate substrate depends on a number of factors, not the least of which is the geographical climate of the intended production site.

Bio-Ethanol Starch based feedstocks

Upstream process requirements:

  • Milling
  • Mashing
  • Enzymatic break down of starch
  • Fermentation with standard yeast