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US firm to build demonstration facility for non-food biomass-to-sugar technology

6:35 AM MDT | September 6, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Midori Renewables (Cambridge, MA), is deploying its "breaking the biomass barrier" technology, based on a catalyst that melts non-food biomass into low-cost sugar, enabling the production of many valuable renewable products and animal feed, Midori announced. The company will begin constructing a commercial demonstration facility in 2014, and is in partnering discussions with several engineering, procurement, and construction firms to build the plant. Midori's technology has been shown to be effective on a variety of biomass feedstocks and can bolt on to...

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