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1st VHOYC – looking back, and announcing the VHYC 2021

Dear participants and lecturers, we are looking back at our yeast conference which had to be held online this year for the first time ever. While it was a new format, lacking the face-to-face exchange we are all so used to, we have received overall positive feedback. There are no photos to be shared this year, but you can still have a look at our abstract compilation on the conference page. We would like to thank all of you again for having made this conference possible, and are looking forward to meet again live next year in Berlin – May 10-11, 2021!

Announcement: VH Autumn Seminar on Yeast Technology (Online)

The annual VH Berlin Autumn Seminar on Yeast Technology will take place on September 21-24, 2020. Due to the globale health and travel situation, the seminar will be held live online this year as a webinar. It will take 4hrs (+30min break) per day over the course of four days. Seminar time will be 15:00-19:30 central European Summer Time (CEST)/ 13:00-17:30 UTC. Topics covered will be Overview of industrial baker’s yeast production Raw materials Technical microbiology Fermentation planning Baker’s yeast fermentation in industrial scale Downstream processing Fermentation balancing As a teaser, you can find a sample from our yeast technology seminar here – topic is the oxygen supply to the yeast during fermentation. There will be room for individual questions (preferably provided before seminar start). The lectures will be given “live” and offer the possibility for questions, further explanations and discussion. The seminar will be conducted via the tool “BlueJeans”. Before seminar start, participants will be given the opportunity to test their setup in order to ensure that no technical obstacles remain. For quotations or …

VH Berlin and COVID-19 effects

Dear VH members and clients, the current developments  of the COVID-19 situation and the public regulations in place have an effect on the VH Berlin services as well. Laboratory: Currently we are operating our laboratories while taking all necessary precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our lab personell as well as our clients.  Please send tracking codes/delivery notifications in advance to yeastlab@vh-berlin.org as well. Accounting: Office works currently from home partially, in part time due to additional child care responsibilities. The processing of your inquiries may take longer than normal.

Announcement: 1st VHOYC Online Yeast Conference

Due to the current developments of the COVID-19 situation and the public regulations, the VH advisory board and Dr. Quantz have decided to cancel the 33rd VHYC 2020 which was supposed to be held in Berlin. Instead, we are pleased to announce the 1st VHOYC (VH Online Yeast Conference) which will take place in September 2020. We would like to welcome you as participants or lecturers. The web conference date will be ~September 14-15, 2020, more details and a registration form will be available from May on the conference web page as well. Thank you for your understanding and patience – we look forward to welcome you to our 1st VHOYC!

No baker’s yeast shortages!

(Bonn, GER – March 26, 2020) Yeast is very popular nowadays, shelves in the super markets are empty often. The German Association of Yeast Producers (Deutscher Verband der Hefeindustrie e.V.) has provided a press release, stating that there are no production shortages and that the logistics for the retail market are expected to catch up again soon.

Call for lectures – 33rd VHYC 2020

September 14-15, 2020 | Berlin, GER Yeast production challenges – Rising customer market demands for sustainable products and climate friendly production create new challenges for the feed/food industry, even to the field of well established yeast production. You are an expert and re-consider solutions for supply chains, biorefinery or other production & process aspects? Our audience is eager to learn from and discuss with you. Please find the conference details here.

33rd VHYC 2020 – date shifted

33rd International VHYC 2020 Conference date shifted: September 14-15, 2020 | Berlin, GER – Dear members and business partners, the International 33rd VH Yeast Conference provides you with lectures and presentations on current topics in the fields of markets and quality, applied yeast research and process innovations in yeast production. You can find our conference program here, it is subject to change due to the re-scheduling. We look forward to welcome you in Berlin.

Call for lectures – 33rd VHYC 2020

27-28 April 2020 | Berlin, GER Yeast production challenges – Rising customer market demands for sustainable products and climate friendly production create new challenges for the feed/food industry, even to the field of well established yeast production. You are an expert and re-consider solutions for supply chains, biorefinery or other production & process aspects? Our audience is eager to learn from and discuss with you. Please find the conference details here.

33rd VHYC 2020

The 33rd International VHYC 2020 27-28 April 2020 | Berlin, GER Dear members and business partners, the International 33rd VH Yeast Conference provides you with lectures and presentations on current topics in the fields of markets and quality, applied yeast research and process innovations in yeast production. You can find our conference program here. We look forward to welcome you in Berlin.