From ‘spent’ to ‘saved’ grains: reusing by-products in the brewing industry

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This week the independent media network EURACTIV, has published a news that echoes the initiative of the LIFE BREWERY project. Within the context of the European Green Deal, the beer sector has been brewing up a plan to improve the sustainability of its activity. With special attention to the implementation of innovative solutions aimed to […]

LIFE BREWERY in the Sustainability Forum 2020

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Today, David San Martin has participated in the conference: “The brewers of Europe Sustainability Forum”, in which he has shown the solution for the by-products valorization of brewing and the generation of secondary raw materials of higher value than solutions that currently take place in most companies.   This year, due to the COVID-19 situation, […]

4th follow-up meeting of LIFE BREWERY partners with NEEMO

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The 4th and last annual follow-up meeting between LIFE BREWERY partners and NEEMO will be held the 8th of June. This time, because of COVID-19, the meeting will be ‘online’. The main objective of this project, funded by European Life 2016 call, is the development and validation of an industrial process for obtaining new ingredients […]

Life Brewery in the Product Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board

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Anna-Maria De Smet From The Brewers of Europe is attending the Product Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board (TAB) which is holding on 12-13 November in Brussels. The TAB consists of experts supporting the Steering Comitte and providing technical advice related to the ongoing pilot projects as well as to overall issues related to PEF and […]

Sensory analyses of new aquafeeds in sole and seabream

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During this week, the first sensory analyses with sea bream and sole grown with the new developed aquafeeds are being performed at AZTI facilities in Derio. The main objective of these analyses is to find out if the new aquafeeds can modify the organoleptic characteristics (colour, odour, taste, freshness) of fresh and cooked samples of […]

Life Brewery in EAS Aquaculture congress 2019

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David San Martín from AZTI is attending the EAS Aquaculture congress 2019. This international event is holding from 7th to 10th October in Berlin (Germany). The objectives of the Life Brewery project are being presented through an oral communication. The main aims of this international congress are to review the current status of aquaculture research […]

Contacting other European breweries!

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This time, members of the LIFE-Brewery project have travelled to Amsterdam to meet with Heineken ( During the meeting the representatives of Heineken presented an overview of the company, with a special emphasis on its strategy of sustainability towards zero waste. The representatives of the LIFE-Brewery presented the main lines of the project as well […]