In the renewable chemicals industry we can observe a number of emerging companies with different business models – some of which succeed while others fail for different reasons. A number of companies in the space have their roots in technology development or biotechnological research and are trying to capitalise on their previous success with prototypes […]

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The United States exported 2,944 tonnes of polylactic acid (PLA) in July 2014, down from 4,314 a month earlier and 26.6% higher than the 2,325 in the same month last […]

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Indonesia ‘s government has signed a plantations bill into law that targets to maximise land usage and open up the sector to smallholders, Gamal Nasir, Director General of Plantations at […]

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Monosodium glutamate (MSG) exports from China in August 2014 were at 25,863 tonnes, their lowest for four months, trade data showed, compared with 34,443 in the preceding month and 29,223 […]

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South Australian scientists are undertaking trials to see if seaweed can be farmers as part of the state’s AUD243 mln ($1=AUD1.09) aquaculture industry, local press reports said. Trials are underway […]

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