• Romania: Bioteching Poor Beer for Poor Countries

    Two men drink beer at a railway station in Romania’s capital, Bucharest.Let’s raise a glass of – what, exactly?

    Commercial beer in Romania and other developing countries is increasingly produced with the aid of little-known biotechnology — industrial enzymes that make beer faster and also allow brewers to use untraditional, lower-cost cereals such as corn or unmalted barley.

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