International Sugar Journal

Covation Biomaterials emerges as DuPont divests its biobased materials unit [Registered]

Following the completion of the purchase from DuPont for US$240 million, the Chinese Huafon Group has reincorporated former DuPont Biomaterials as a stand-alone company under the name Covation Biomaterials headquartered in the U.S. state of Delaware.

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Itaconix secures a US Patent for detergents with its biobased polymers [Full subscriber]

The US Patent and Trademark Office formally issued on 14th January a new patent to the biotech start-up Itaconix for the composition of detergents containing its novel bio-based polymers.

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Nouryon partners with Itaconix for the supply of biobased polymers [Registered]

Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) will expand its offering to customers in the detergents market through a supply agreement with biobased polymers maker Itaconix.

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