Let’s jump right into what even is a bioreactor. My friend Luiggi said it best: an example of a bioreactor is your sourdough starter. It’s full of microbes, you keep it protected from the elements, and periodically feed it. Brewing beer? Your ferm...
How koji is produced on industrial scales
This post will provide a list of commercial and industrial koji fermentation equipment. It is by no means complete - I will update th...Read More
Though not the traditional way to propagate, you can use submerged or liquid cultures to grow molds and fungi. This has been a recent change in mushroom propogation too: more and more...In Sep 09, 2020
As part of the plant-based anchovy project, my work partner, Stephanie, and I have been experimenting with seaweed to match the flavours of canned anchovies. Different seaweed species...In anchovy project, Sep 03, 2020
In liquid-state fermentation, like yeast, bacteria or algae cultures, one of the most important metrics is cell density, that is, how many cells there are per mL. This metric gives y...In data-science, May 24, 2020