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DuPont and Tereos partner to produce betaine from vinasse [Registered]

DuPont and Tereos are partnering to set up the first facility in the world to produce betaine from vinasse. The new dedicated betaine production facility is located within Tereos’ existing distillery, the biggest sugar beet distillery in the world, at Origny-Sainte-Benoîte (France). This site is the world’s largest single source of natural betaine and will be managed and operated by Tereos. DuPont in collaboration with Novasep Process, is responsible for building the process line which combines Danisco’s proprietary chromatographic technology with membrane and evaporation steps to produce the natural betaine. Natural betaine is used in a large variety of different…

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