International Sugar Journal

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. Read more … ## DuPont and Archer Daniels open biobased pilot plant producing furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) [Full subscriber] DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) and Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) recently announced the opening of the world’s first biobased furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) pilot production facility in Decatur, Illinois, USA. Read more … ## DuPont awarded grant for high-efficiency biogas enzyme production [Registered] US-based DuPont Industrial Biosciences has secured a grant from the European Commission (EC) to demonstrate high-efficiency enzyme production that would increase biogas yields. Read more … ## DuPont’s new cellulosic ethanol plant needs oil at US$70/barrel to be competitive [Registered]

DuPont’s new \$225m Iowa plant will begin making cellulosic ethanol next year, and the fuel is expected to result in 90 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than conventional petrol. Feedstock will be corn crop residues cobs, husks and stalks which are baled following harvest.