Delivering efficiency, high quality, and innovation to your distillery.


Novozymes’ distilling solutions enable the efficient production of alcohol, empowering you to boost your competitive edge. As you get more from your raw materials, you can reduce costs. So whether your goal is to increase operations efficiency or to improve product quality and brand management, we have a distilling solution to meet your needs.

Fermentation enhancement

The use of enzymes on grains or molasses juice allows the residual starch, dextrins, and proteins to be hydrolyzed into more fermentable sugars and amino acids.
The Novozymes Sanferm® and Novozymes SAN™ solutions deliver maximum production flexibility.

Key benefits

• High-quality fermentation
• Higher alcohol yields
• Shorter fermentation time
• Reduced nutrient consumption  

High gravity fermentation

Enzymes are suitable for reducing the viscosity of a number of raw materials used during the process.
Novozymes Viscoferm® provides resource savings while boosting efficiency as well as ensuring DS levels of up to 30–35%. 

Key benefits

• Reduced viscosity
• Savings in water and energy costs
• Increased efficiency and capacity
• Increased alcohol yield  


Liquefaction is the first step in processing starch-containing grains to alcohol. Novozymes Termamyl® and Novozymes Liquoflow® are efficient liquefaction solutions which bring benefits and values beyond liquefaction.. 

Key benefits

• Increased yield
• Reduce use of chemicals, energy, and water
• Maximized use of back stillage
• Optimized preliquefaction and liquefaction


In the production of alcohol and spirits, saccharification enzymes degrade gelatinized starch and dextrins into fermentable sugars. These sugars are then converted or fermented by the yeast cells into alcohol. Novozymes Saczyme® and Novozymes SAN™ effectively convert starch into glucose while optimizing costs and delivering consistent quality.

Key benefits

• High alcohol levels
• Ensured saccharification with varying raw materials and conditions
• Increased yield
• Cost-efficiency and logistical savings