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Growing Trends in using Seaweed and Macroalgae for Novel Products

August 30, 2019 11:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Author: Thomas Parkhill, Business Manager Seaweed has long been utilised as a foodstuff in Asia, however in the last few years a number of different companies are waking up to the potential offered by seaweed for various applications in food, healthcare, nutraceuticals, cosmetics and potentially even as a plastic replacement. In the food industry the... View Article

Using the right enzymes starts with identifying (and manufacturing) the right enzymes for testing

July 26, 2019 5:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Author: Edmund Talideh, US Business Manager It is well known that enzymes allow you to access new chemistries, and that they can improve the processing conditions for your processes. That’s all well and good, but what if you don’t know the exact enzyme you need? Further, what happens when you DO identify something you want,... View Article

Biocatalysts’ Plant Extension – Progress Update

June 27, 2019 2:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Author: Craig Galeozzie, Director of Operations Progress, Capabilities & Future Proofing With only 3 months remaining until plant commissioning in September, the factory extension is at a phase where every working day appears full of new challenges and achievements. Whether its managing the delivery of large-scale equipment, finalising utility connections, attending factory acceptance testing (FAT)... View Article

Use of Scale-down Techniques to Enhance the Recovery of Intracellular Enzymes

June 24, 2019 2:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Author: Davy Rowan, KTP Associate As mentioned in my previous blogs (Meet Davy Rowan and Getting to Grips with Ultra Scale-down Techniques), implementation of ultra scale-down techniques has enabled extensive experimentation, especially of the flocculation step thus far. Due to the ability to undertake these studies in a cost-effective manner, we were able to look... View Article