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Takasago, Amyris to commercialize farnesene-derived fragrance molecules

8:15 AM MDT | June 9, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Takasago (Tokyo), specialized in the creation of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, and Amyris (Emeryville, CA) will start commercializing farnesene-derived fragrance molecules as part of their ongoing partnership, the companies announced today. Takasago, after completing feasibility testing, has agreed to move forward with commercialization, starting with a first purchase for scale-up this quarter, the company says. "These new [fragrance] products will address customer demand resulting from the regulatory phaseout of certain existing fragrance...

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