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Reverdia starts commercial scale production of biosuccinic acid in Italy [Registered]

Reverdia recently announced that it has started operations at the world’s first commercial scale plant for the production of biobased succinic acid at Cassano Spinola, Italy. The plant capacity is 10,000 tonnes. Feedstock for the company’s proprietary low pH yeast-based production process is glucose. Key applications for BiosucciniumTM (i.e biobased succinic acid) include polybutylene succinate (PBS), polyester polyols for polyurethanes, coating and composite resins, phthalate-free plasticizers, and 1,4 butanediol. Reveidia is a joint venture between DSM and Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France).…

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