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Succinity commences commercial scale production of biosuccinic acid in Spain [Registered]

Succinity GmbH, the joint venture between Corbion Purac and BASF for the production and commercialization of biobased succinic acid, recently announced the successful start-up of its first commercial production facility located at the Corbion Purac site in Montmeló, Spain. The plant has an annual capacity of 10,000 metric tons and is producing commercial quantities of biobased succinic acid for the global market. In addition to this first facility, Succinity plans a second large-scale facility. The final investment decision for this facility will be made following a successful market introduction. The Succinity process uses a bioengineered microbe Basfia succiniciproducens that reportedly…

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