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Amyris teams with Blue California to manufacture ingredients in China

Amyris teams with Blue California to manufacture ingredients in China

April 19, 2017 |

In California, Amyris announced that it has expanded the scope of its relationship with Phyto Tech Corp (D/B/A “Blue California”). Blue California is based in Southern California and is a global leader in food, flavor and fragrance ingredients and nutraceuticals. Amyris No Compromise® ingredients into China have been more than doubling in sales and are […]

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Here comes BioChina: Amyris, others bypass the 4 Myths of Business in the Middle Kingdom

Here comes BioChina: Amyris, others bypass the 4 Myths of Business in the Middle Kingdom

April 18, 2017 |

From California arrives the very interesting news that Amyris has entered into an agreement with Blue California whereby its affiliates will provide access to its fermentation manufacturing in China and provide the necessary capital to produce No Compromise ingredients for Amyris.  Turns out that China sales have been doubling. Blue California might seem an unlikely […]

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Amyris’s Biossance sees record sales in Q1: bullish 2017 outlook

Amyris’s Biossance sees record sales in Q1: bullish 2017 outlook

April 16, 2017 |

In California, Amyris achieved record first-quarter product sales for its Biossance brand, which is delivering high-growth and is expected to drive much better than expected 2017 results for this business line. Biossance Squalane + Peptide Eye Gel is the #1 selling eye product at SEPHORA.com and the brand’s products are garnering top reviews from leading […]

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Let’s Get Tacky: Cray Valley launches new sticky resin based on Amyris tech

Let’s Get Tacky: Cray Valley launches new sticky resin based on Amyris tech

April 5, 2017 |

In France, Cray Valley has launched new tackifying resins produced with Amyris’ biologically derived Biofene branded farnesene. Tack is the measure of stickiness — vital to everything from adhesives that need to hold things in place to inks that need to stay on the printed page. According to independent market research firm, MarketsandMarkets.com, the global […]

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Amyris and the Great Rate Debate

Amyris and the Great Rate Debate

March 6, 2017 |

The full-year and Q4 2016 results are in for Amyris, and there’s reason for the Hot 50 selectors, who lifted Amyris to #2 in the world this year, to cheer loudly. Revenues doubled during 2016. The production cost plunged to as low as $1.75 per liter for farnesene. There are 14 major collaborations underway which […]

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Knocking on the Golden Door: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Amyris

Knocking on the Golden Door: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Amyris

March 6, 2017 |

In California, Amyris reported Q4 revenues of $32.2 million, 227% up from Q4 2015. The increase was driven by a 119% increase in product sales, primarily in the company’s personal care segment, as well as by significantly higher collaboration revenues. We reported on Amyris’ progress most recently in “The New Colossus aims to unlock its Golden Door”. Meanwhile, […]

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Chevron invests in Cosan and Amyris’ Novvi producing bio-based hydrocarbon molecules

Chevron invests in Cosan and Amyris’ Novvi producing bio-based hydrocarbon molecules

December 19, 2016 |

In California, Chevron Products Co., a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., and Novvi LLC—a joint venture of Amyris Inc., Cosan S.A. and American Refining Group—announced that Chevron has made an equity investment into Novvi. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Novvi produces targeted hydrocarbon molecules from plant sugar for automotive, industrial, marine, and construction […]

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Japan’s NIKKOL agrees to buy 50% of Amyris Neossance business

Japan’s NIKKOL agrees to buy 50% of Amyris Neossance business

December 13, 2016 |

In California, Amyris announced it has signed a definitive agreement to establish a cosmetic ingredients joint venture with NIKKOL GROUP (“NIKKOL”), a leading Japanese cosmetic specialty chemical provider. NIKKOL is purchasing 50% of the Amyris Neossance business for up to $20 million in total. Amyris will receive $10 million of the purchase price upfront and […]

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Santamyris’ sustainable Christmas, good for investors too?

Santamyris’ sustainable Christmas, good for investors too?

December 12, 2016 |

This week, news arrived from Amyris that they have purchased the Glycotech facility in Leland, North Carolina where, since 2011, they have been on a contract basis converting their farnesene into squalane for the cosmetic markets. Total purchase price for the small manufacturer was $4.35M — a good deal for a manufacturing site with more […]

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Amyris, Queensland to create Industrial Biotechnology Hub

Amyris, Queensland to create Industrial Biotechnology Hub

December 10, 2016 |

In Australia, Amyris and the Government of Queensland, Australia inked a partnership to create a southeast hub of sustainable ingredients production for the rapidly-growing personal care sector in Asia, while supporting Queensland’s local economy and sugarcane industry. The partnership aims to develop a new production plant with support from local partners. The plant will produce […]

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