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AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, Austria
"At AGRANA, we all share one vision - to be the world quality leader in refining agricultural raw materials into sugar, starch and processed fruits. Our passion for quality and efficiency makes AGRANA the natural choice of food companies and for technical applications worldwide". more
New starchy bioplastic could make soggy paper straws a thing of the past
In the fight against pollution, several regions in the U.S. have banned the use of plastic straws. Alternative materials exist, but most options are either too expensive to scale up, go limp in drinks or taste bad. But now, a team reporting in ACS Omega has developed a new type of bioplastic film fr more
Biopolymers Are Flourishing: Ceresana Examines the Global Market for Bioplastics
For some time now, bioplastics have been used for more than just garbage bags or mulch films: Biopolymers are increasingly found in durable high-performance products, for example in demanding automotive applications, casings for the electronics industry or materials for the construction industry. Bi more
Starch synthesis from carbon dioxide
Chinese scientists recently reported a de novo route for artificial starch synthesis from carbon dioxide (CO2) for the first time. Relevant results were published in Science on Sept. 24. The new route makes it possible to shift the mode of starch production from traditional agricultural planting to more
Why Do Avocados Turn Brown?
Anyone who’s ever purchased an avocado will testify that, after taking several days to reach the point of perfect ripeness, they remain at that point for an incredibly short amount of time before morphing into a brown, sludgy mess. As if to confound this problem, if you do catch them at the optimum more
Though chemistry teachers might have to regularly field questions about the chemistry of ‘Breaking Bad’ these days, baking bread is probably more likely to figure on a list of their recreational activities. Bread-making is a process that seems simple, essentially involving the mixing of just four in more
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