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BioAmber quantifies its use of sugar for biochemicals production [Registered]

Sugar is widely used in the production of a range of platform chemicals destined for a range of end products from plastics to detergents, industrial solvents to carpets. In the emerging bioeconomy, as commercial-scale technologies to produce a range platform chemicals to market, demand for sugar from this sector will significantly increase and be noticeable. To date, hardly any company in this has candidly quantified the consumption of sugar for the product they are developing. BioAmber produces biobased succinic acid and derivatives, 1,4 butanediol (BDO). In a statement recently, BioAmber has quantified the need for sugar for their operations. “To…

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