International Sugar Journal

Dupont and Kemira partner to commercialize production of a range of biobased products [Full subscriber]

Global biotechnology giant DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences and Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries announced today an exclusive partnership for the development and commercialization of DuPont’s enzymatic biomaterial platform technology. This collaboration will allow both partners to commercialize a range of new, biobased and biodegradable products in their respective core markets in the upcoming years.

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DSM commences partnership with Neste to produce biobased PA6 [Full subscriber]

The specialty chemicals major DSM recently signed an agreement with Neste under which the Finish refiner will supply sustainable feedstocks for the production of biobased polyamide 6 (PA6).

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Canada – Rogers Sugar partners with DouxMatok for the latter’s sugar-based sugar reduction solution [Full subscriber]

Rogers Sugar, the parent of Lantic Inc, is collaborating with the Israeli start-up DouxMatok (DM) to exploit DM’s novel proprietary platform, a sugar-based sugar reduction process that is now ripe for commercialization for the US and Canadian markets.

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Cargill and Virent partner to elicit the potential of BioForming technology for the production of drop-in fuels and chemicals [Full subscriber]

Cargill and Virent, Inc. are partnering to evaluate the use of Cargill’s corn dextrose as a feedstock to Virent’s BioForming technology for the production of “drop-in” low-carbon biofuels and biochemicals.

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ADM and P2 Science partner to develop ingredients for personal care and flavours & fragrances [Full subscriber]

The agribusiness giant ADM and the renewable chemistry company P2 Science recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that intends to build on both companies’ expertise in the field of chemistry and renewable materials derived from plants. Specifically, the companies will work together in the development of commercial opportunities for plant-based monomers, polymers and ingredients for personal care and flavours & fragrances.

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BP and Arzeda enter into second phase of biochemical collaboration [Registered]

The oil major BP and Arzeda, the Protein Design Company™, recently announced that they have entered a second extended collaboration agreement for developing a bioprocess for the production of an undisclosed renewable chemical of high strategic and industrial interest to BP.

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Borealis and Neste partner to produce biobased polypropylene [Registered]

The Austrian petrochemicals group Borealis and Finnish refining company Neste are partnering to produce polypropylene (PP) from biobased propane (supplied by Neste).

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ADM and LG Chem partner to manufacture biobased acrylic acid [Registered]

The agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company is partnering with the South Korean chemical company LG Chem to produce biobased acrylic acid.

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BP partners with Virent and Johnson Matthey to commercialize production of bio-paraxylene [Registered]

The multinational oil and gas company BP is partnering with the biotech start-up Virent and specialty chemicals company Johnson Matthey (JM) to advance the commercialization of Virent’s Bioforming® process for the production of bio-paraxylene (PX), a key raw material for the production of renewable polyester.

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Südzucker and DouxMatok partner to make reduced sugar sweetener [Full subscriber]

The major global sugar producer Südzucker is partnering with the start-up DouxMatok to commercialize the latter’s sugar reduction solution that claims to reduce up to 40% of the sugar content in various food products while maintaining the same sugar sensory profile.

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