Agreement Sees Carlsberg Beverage By-Products Recycled

16-09-163MBP Solutions Ltd and Carlsberg Group has entered into agreement through which the by-products of the supplier’s beverage production in Norway (spent grains, yeast, barley dust and spent filter cake) will be marketed and sold by MBP Solutions.

MBP Solutions is handling an annual volume of by-products from biological industries of more than 200.000 t on a yearly basis and sees a growing interest from their customers in optimising their handling of by-product streams.

CEO of MBP Group, David Magnussen stated: “We see a steady growth in regulation of this area, as well as a growth in sophistication and complexity. More and more companies are seeing outsourcing of some or part of their by-product and waste handling as attractive in order to achieve both a high level of competency and compliance as well as operational excellence.

“We want to develop and offer solutions in this area in cooperation with our existing and new customers.”

“We want to develop and offer solutions in this area in cooperation with our existing and new customers.”

MBP Group founded in 1999 and headquartered in Neuchâtel Switzerland, is globally active and does business in 49 countries. MBP Group has storage and production facilities in six countries and is represented through offices in 10 countries on four continents.

MBP is focusing on adding value to by-products that might otherwise be considered waste from industries. With a focus on applications in biofuel, anaerobic digestion, animal feed as well as fertilisers and technical applications MBP makes sure that the by-products are innovatively recycled. MBP Group employs 50 people and reported a turnover of over 60 MEUR in 2015.

The Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewery groups in the world, with a large portfolio of beer and other beverage brands. The flagship brand – Carlsberg – is one of the best-known beer brands in the world and the Baltika, Carlsberg and Tuborg brands are among the eight biggest brands in Europe.

More than 47,000 people work for the Carlsberg Group, and its products are sold in more than 150 markets. In 2015, the Carlsberg Group sold 120 million hectolitres of beer, which is more than 35 billion bottles of beer.

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