Reverdia opens world's first large-scale plant for biobased succinic acid in Italy
7:35 AM MST | December 13, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas
Reverdia (Delft, Netherlands), a joint venture between DSM and Roquette (Lestrem, France), says it has begun production of biobased succinic acid at its newly built commercial-scale plant at Roquette's site at Cassano Spinola, Italy. The plant is the world's first dedicated large-scale facility for the production of succinic acid from renewable resources, with a production capacity of about 10,000 m.t./year, Reverdia says. The facility is also the only commercial facility to benefit from experience gained using low pH–yeast technology at demonstration-plant...
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