Tag: AMyris

Amyris & CJ CheilJedang Corporation partner to expand farnese to Asia

Amyris & CJ CheilJedang Corporation partner to expand farnese to Asia

May 22, 2016 |

In California, Amyris and CJ CheilJedang Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support large-scale manufacturing of Amyris’s farnesene in existing CJ facilities. CJ is a leading producer of fermentation-based products such as feed amino acids, MSG, and nucleotides. The arrangement described in the MOU would enable Amyris to utilize CJ’s state of the […]

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Baseball, the Trade Deadline, and the Industrial Bioeconomy

Baseball, the Trade Deadline, and the Industrial Bioeconomy

May 16, 2016 |

Every July in American baseball a quiet shake-up occurs around what’s known as the trade deadline.  Right at the trade deadline, players rosters come under the microscope. Are we getting enough home runs from the right fielder? Could we find a cheaper options for first base? At that time, some teams are in the hunt […]

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The Big Year Continues: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Amyris

The Big Year Continues: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Amyris

May 16, 2016 |

Amyris reported Q1 2016 net loss of $15,3M on revenues of 8.8 million, compared with $7.9 million for the first quarter of 2015. The increase from Q1 2015 included product sales growth of 50% over Q1 2015 driven by continued growth in the personal care business. Approximately 92% of Q1 2016 product sales related to […]

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Biossance Announces the Blacklist – 2,000+ Potentially Harmful Cosmetic Ingredients on the Refuse to Use list

Biossance Announces the Blacklist – 2,000+ Potentially Harmful Cosmetic Ingredients on the Refuse to Use list

May 8, 2016 |

In California, Biossance announced The Blacklist ─ 2,000+ common cosmetic ingredients it refuses to use due to safety and environmental concerns. The regulatory environment in the U.S. affords cosmetic brands the opportunity to use potentially harmful ingredients in cosmetic products. Biossance has created higher standards by adopting rigorous ingredient selection guidelines and omitting ingredients that […]

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Amyris inks 5-year $100M+ biofene supply pact for nutraceutical market

Amyris inks 5-year $100M+ biofene supply pact for nutraceutical market

April 28, 2016 |

In California, the Eco-Emirs of Emeryville, Amyris executed a five year Biofene supply agreement with a global nutraceuticals company. Upping the ante from January This new, long-term agreement replaces the parties’ one-year purchase agreement, which was previously announced on January 4, 2016.  More on that deal here. Under the new supply agreement, the mystery customer […]

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Define Your Problem: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Partnering in Advanced Biotechnology

Define Your Problem: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Partnering in Advanced Biotechnology

April 26, 2016 |

This month, we held a well-attended webinar on renewable chemicals intermediates and cellulosic sugars, with the sugars slide deck presented by industry consultant Vonnie Estes — whose latest Digest column is here. Vonnie’s latest deck is a winner, on partnering and its realities, especially for emerging companies in the sector.

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Demand for Amyris farnesene requires production expansion at Brotas plant

Demand for Amyris farnesene requires production expansion at Brotas plant

March 22, 2016 |

In Brazil, Amyris announced an expansion project to add a dedicated flavors & fragrances manufacturing unit to its Brotas industrial fermentation complex in Brazil. This planned expansion enables the company to meet demand for contracted flavors and fragrances molecules for its collaboration partners. The expansion provides for focused use of the current Brotas industrial fermentation […]

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Amyris Biossance launches “The Refresher” biodegradable makeup removing cloths

Amyris Biossance launches “The Refresher” biodegradable makeup removing cloths

March 20, 2016 |

In California, Biossance has released its new Refresher Makeup Removing Cloths ─ marking the fourth product announced since brand launch in June 2015. Now available at biossance.com and HSN, The Refresher is a package of biodegradable cleansing cloths enriched with an all-natural antioxidant blend of ingredients that gently remove makeup and impurities without leaving skin […]

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Is this the Amyris year, as management expects revenue to triple?

Is this the Amyris year, as management expects revenue to triple?

March 10, 2016 |

Despite a dismal beginning to earnings season, as Amyris, Arcadia disappoint, the Eco-Emirates of Emeryville look set for huge expansion in 2016. In California, Amyris reported Q4 revenues of $9.6mn and a net loss for Q4 of $41.9 million ($34 million after elimination of non-recurring items), well below Wall Street consensus estimates of $32.4 million. […]

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The Big Year Dawns: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Amyris

The Big Year Dawns: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Amyris

March 10, 2016 |

In California, Amyris reported Q4 revenues of $9.6mn and a net loss for Q4 of $41.9 million ($34 million after elimination of non-recurring items), well below Wall Street consensus estkmates of $32.4 million. “The fourth quarter resulted in our best renewable product sales quarter to date during 2015 while also highlighting our challenge in completing […]

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