Natural Concentration

Aquaporin Signs Joint Development Agreement with E. & J. Gallo Winery

Aquaporin announces Joint Development Agreement with leading wine and beverage distributor E. & J. Gallo Winery in the United States, helping pave the way for new innovations and a more sustainable industry with Aquaporin Inside®.

Natural concentration is one of Aquaporin’s cornerstone technologies, with its unique ability to retain natural flavors, aromas, and nutrients in the concentrate.

“We are thrilled to announce this partnership with E. & J. Gallo Winery, paving our way into the United States – a large and promising market for Aquaporin. We have demonstrated the benefits of this collaboration via a pilot project last year and will continue working closely together to develop and scale up various solutions for the wine industry. Working with E.&J. Gallo is a major vote of confidence in our technology. We are both pleased and humbled to be collaborating with one of the most innovative and industry-leading global wine companies”, says Matt Boczkowski, Chief Executive Officer at Aquaporin.

“We are excited to embark on this journey with Aquaporin. By collaborating with the Aquaporin team, we unlock a new area of innovation and sustainability as we constantly look to evolve and improve our business”, says Ernest Gallo, Chief Executive Officer at E. & J. Gallo Winery.

Aquaporin and E.&J. Gallo embarked on this collaboration journey in 2021, starting with an application test, a pilot trial and now a collaboration agreement. The intent of the Joint Development Agreement is to achieve commercialization of innovative products that will positively impact the wine industry, making it more sustainable by utilizing innovative concentration methods.

Present in more than 100 countries, E. & J. Gallo is a family-owned, industry-leading winery, located in California, United States. The company offers a broad array of products, including luxury wines, beverage products, and distilled spirits.

About Aquaporin

Aquaporin is an innovative water technology company dedicated to natural water treatment with operations in Denmark (HQ), Singapore, and the United States. Aquaporin works to preserve the Earth’s most valuable resource – water – by combining advanced bioengineering, open innovation, and natural aquaporins – nature's own water purifiers – which they embed into water purification membranes. Their proprietary technology, Aquaporin Inside®, is based on Nobel Prize-winning research and used to clean and reuse water in industries, in our homes, and even by NASA in space. Aquaporin works with customers and partners around the globe to sustainably treat industrial wastewater, concentrate food & beverage products, and enhance drinking water quality and accessibility.

About E. & J. Gallo Winery

Founded in 1933, E. & J. Gallo Winery is a family-owned, global, industry-leading winery headquartered in Modesto, California, United States, focused on sustainable growth. Comprising more than 7,000 people worldwide, E. & J. Gallo Winery offers a broad array of products that total more than 130 brands and include table, sparkling, and luxury wines, beverage products, dessert wines, and distilled spirits. With products available in more than 100 countries, E. & J. Gallo Winery is an exporter of California wine, and imports wines from Argentina, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, and Spain.

Published on February 2023 in ,