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Brazilian sugar businesses expand revenue streams from sourcing opportunities with biochemical technology providers [Registered]

Increasing number of Brazilian sugar businesses are expanding into biochemicals production through partnership with startups who have expertise in process conversion technologies mediated via industrial biotechnology, according to Bloomberg. A joint venture between Bunge and the US startup Solazyme will start late next year to produce oils from sugar. Cane sugar producer Paraiso Bioenergia SA is partnering with Amyris to produce farnesene by end of this year at new plant.. Sao Martinho and ETH Bioenergia SA are also planning similar facilities within the next two years. Production of renewable chemicals has become an increasingly viable proposition in the midst of…

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