Starch-based ethanol

Through innovative enzyme solutions and unmatched customer support, Novozymes continues to build a stronger and more sustainable starch biofuel business that will move ethanol producers into the fast lane.


As the world leader in bioinnovation, Novozymes produces enzymes that optimize the conversion of grains such as corn, barley, wheat, and other starch raw materials into ethanol. Unrivaled in their performance and ease of use, our enzymes enable higher yields, faster throughput, and lower processing costs. Our tailored solutions – including custom enzyme blends – match your specific needs for liquefaction, saccharification, fermentation enhancement, and viscosity reduction.

We are always looking ahead and working on exciting new applications to further advance sustainable biofuels. And since great products are not always enough, we offer the best customer solutions support and training programs in the industry.

We pride ourselves on our relationships with our customers. Uniting our enzyme solutions and your processing expertise ensures your ability to stay ahead of the competition and bring your products to market more efficiently. Our business is to help your business, and we do this by anticipating needs, advancing performance, and enabling the future of the bioenergy industry.

Download an overview of our product range for starch-based ethanol.