Enzymes in brewing

Good for brewers, consumers, farmers and the environment.


More sustainable

Enzymes are natural catalysts that speed up critical steps in the brewing process. 

They help brewers maintain consistent production quality - even with wide variation in raw materials. With enzymes, brewers can use local raw materials, reducing CO2 from transport and creating new markets that support local farmers. And finally they allow brewers to simplify supply chain logistics and save water and energy. 

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Want to improve your sustainability footprint?

With Novozymes’ brewing enzymes, brewers can process a variety of raw materials and still brew the same great beer. By doing so, they can utilize local raw materials that are more accessible, cost effective and better for the environment.

Translate these benefits into quantifiable contributions to your company’s sustainability goals with the Brewing Sustainability Calculator.

Beyond traditional beer boundaries

Enzymes have been a natural part of brewing for thousands of years. Today, innovative brewers are using enzymes to develop their business beyond traditional beer boundaries. With enzymes, brewers can create new tastes and claims, and use value-adding co-products to meet new consumer expectations.

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Reaching new groups of consumers

Enzymes give brewers the freedom to find new ways to serve the growing number of health & wellness-conscious consumers. With enzymes, brewers can premiumize their offerings, leverage their brand presence in the market and continue penetrating new niche- and emerging markets.

This is good for brewers - and it’s also good for consumers, local farming communities and the planet.

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Enzymes enable brewers to efficiently produce a variety of great-tasting beers

With Novozymes’ brewing enzymes, brewers can optimize the process without compromising on quality. Evaluate, how you can benefit from Novozymes’ brewing enzymes and its performance at the right cost.

Latest insights on brewing

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Brewing calculator

Use your own data to find opportunities

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Today, brewers are returning to the tradition of using local raw materials.

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Craft brewer in the U.S.?

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Pour more satisfaction into brewing a great beer

Brewers are challenged to brew great-tasting beers, optimize production and pursue growth. Watch how it’s possible to do all three.

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Why raw material optimization is critical to success – and how to achieve it

In recent years, competition has gotten fiercer. We’ve seen increased variability and volatility.

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Bad weather doesn't have to mean bad business

You cannot control the weather. But with enzymes, breweries know bad weather doesn’t have to mean bad business.