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INNOVATION

Research
At L. Pernía we understand the changing needs of our customers and partners. Therefore, we give priority to research and development to find new uses for Brewers Spent Grains, more efficient processes and more effective sustainability methods in treating the byproducts of the brewing industry.


Solutions
L. Pernía is committed as company to be part of the solutions and not the problems faced by today's societies. Therefore we are committed to using technology and innovation to carry out our processes responsibly and sustainably, creating quality jobs without compromising our environment.


We use the latest and most awarded renewable technologies.
Brewers Spent Grains has always been collected from breweries and taken to farms, sometimes traveling long distances. Although we continue to provide this service to companies that require it, in recent years we have become aware of the environmental impact of our activities. We have invested heavily in R & D to develop the most eco-efficient BSG drying system in the world, managing to reduce CO 2 emissions of our activity by 75%. This allows us to offer a unique product: Dry Brewer’s Spent Grain.

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SERVICES

In L. Pernía, we have our own fleet of trucks with different weight capacities to serve our customers.
We help different industries, taking care of the byproducts generated in their industrial processes. We extend the life cycle of these byproducts to improve their properties, increasing its added value in the most sustainable way.


Brewers Spent Grains COLLECTION:
Our vehicles collect daily and promptly all the BSG that brewers need to remove in order to avoid the shutdown of its facilities.


Brewers Spent Grains DISTRIBUTION:
Once BSG is collected, we schedule product delivery to dairies that need to feed their cattle. Distribution is done on a daily basis.

foto nosotrosWe are a pioneer in collecting waste from the brewing industry, helping the first national brewers to make responsible management of their byproducts.

L. Pernía is a family-owned company that has been involved since its creation in recycling processes and resource reuse. Our company is a pioneer in collecting byproducts of the brewing industry, helping the first national brewers to make a responsible management of their products.. 

 

The Early Years
During the Spanish Civil War, Lucio Pernia lived in Santander and went on to manage his own dairy. It was then that he realized the effectiveness of brewer’s spent grain as cattle feed, and began collecting it from local brewers. After the Civil War, in 1939, he moved to Madrid, and then founded his transportation company, at first, carrying all kinds of materials. Recalling its origin as a farmer, in addition to the properties of brewers’ spent grain as food for cows, he decided to bet on the transportation of BSG, having the brewery Hijos de C. Mahou as his first customer, located at Calle Amaniel, 29 , in Madrid.

 

L. Pernía Today
With over 80 years experience in the industry, L. Pernía S.A. has become a national leader in the collection and distribution of brewers’ spent grain, having collected more than 80,000 tons a year and serving over one hundred satisfied customers nationally and internationally. During these years, L. Pernía became a symbol of trust.

 

PHILOSOPHY

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At L. Pernía we have 5 mainstays governing the processes of our company:

Trust:*
L. Pernía works tirelessly to build close ties of trust with all of its allies.

Experience:
L. Pernía has positioned itself as national leader in the collection and distribution of BSG thanks to more than 80 years leading and innovating in this industry.

Safety:
The well-being of our people and our environment is a priority for L. Pernia. Therefore, all operational processes -within and outside our company facilities- are carried out following strict safety protocols.

Innovation:
Our extensive expertise allows us to know our market thoroughly, experimenting with new technologies and discovering new ways to work with BSG.

Environmental Responsibility:
At L. Pernía we understand the importance of caring for our environment, therefore we always seek to implement sustainable processes, to keep the impact of our company on the environment as low as possible.

PRODUCTS

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BREWERS’ SPENT GRAIN (BSG):
aBrewers’ Spent Grain (BSG) is the main byproduct of brewing, and it is obtained after the pressing and filtration of wort. Its high protein content, its digestive properties and availability make it a very efficient cattle feed, helping to improve milk production.

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WELCOME TO UPCYCLING
With over 80 years of experience in the collection and reuse of brewers’ spent grain, L.Pernía has evolved into an innovative company, generating new resources without compromising the sustainability of the company or the environment. We see resources were the world sees garbage. Most waste ends up either in landfills or, in the best of cases, processed as products of less value. 
Our challenge is to give those resources the best possible use.

SERVICES

COLLECTION

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We go to breweries that need our Brewers Spent Grains collection services and take it to our processing plants.

DISTRIBUTION

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Once Brewers Spent Grains is collected, we take care of distribution to farms that use it mainly as animal feed.​

WHY USE BREWERS’ SPENT GRAIN?

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Brewers’ Spent Grain (BSG) is considered one of the most important protein sources in livestock industry, with an average protein content of 24-26% on dry matter.

LOCATIONS

MADRID
Pedro Justo Dorado Dellmans. 10
28040. Madrid, España.
+34 949366826

GUADALAJARA

Calle Cobre 48, 19160 Chiloeches (Albolleque)
Guadalajara, España