Entering the texturized wheat protein space

 05 Mar 2019

Beneo has inaugurated its new Belgium-based BioWanze plant for texturized wheat protein (TWP), in cooperation with fellow Südzucker Group subsidiary CropEnergies. The move follows an investment of €4.3 million. BioWanze is a daughter company of CropEnergies and is the largest producer of bio-ethanol in Belgium. When running at full capacity, the plant will be capable of producing enough TWP to create 1 million vegetarian burger patties per day.

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