Category : Chemical Pathways


How Michroma is Revolutionizing Natural Food Colourants with Fungi

Michroma is developing natural vegan-friendly food colourants powered by fungi to overhaul synthetic and animal-based, non-vegan food dyes. The product is part of a new family of fungal-derived pigments, called atrorosins, that the cofounders discovered. The natural red food coloring is produced using fungal fermentation....


Bio-based PET and polyesters – Origin Materials and Sustainea partner up.

Origin Materials, a company that produces carbon negative materials, and Sustainea, a company that produces bio-based Mono ethylene glycol (MEG), have launched a strategic partnership to develop 100% bio-based PET and polyesters. Using sustainable feedstocks like sugarcane and corn, Sustainea generates bio-based Mono ethylene glycol...


“Ethanol-to-SAF” – LanzaJet opens facility in Georgia.

LanzaJet holds grand opening in Georgia for world’s 1st ethanol-to-SAF facility LanzaJet Freedom Pines Fuels represents one of the most promising SAF technologies. It will produce 10 million gallons of SAF and renewable diesel per year from low-carbon, sustainable, ethanol that meets the global standards....


World’s first rhamnolipid biosurfactant plant – Evonik brings out its product.

Evonik, a Slovakian company manufactures first product from world’s first industrial scale rhamnolipid biosurfactant plant. Surfactants - surface active agents - are amphiphilic molecules, which tend to accumulate at the interface between polar and non-polar solvents. Rhamnolipids are a class of glycolipid biosurfactants that are...