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Tate & Lyle Signs Farnesene Production Deal with Amyris

12:20 PM MDT | November 5, 2010 | Nancy Seewald

Tate & Lyle (T&L; Decatur, IL) says it has signed a contract manufacturing agreement with biochemicals start-up Amyris (Emeryville, CA) under which T&L will produce the biobased raw material farnesene for Amyris. T&L will expand its Decatur facility in order to accommodate the production capacity. Amyris plans to use the farnesene in the production of lubricants, consumer products, polymers, and fuels. Farnesene, which Amyris tradenamed Biofene, is the first product the biotech company is seeking to produce at a commercial scale. In April, Amyris...

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