Tag: squalane

New arrival in biobased baby care, but Amyris isn’t only one turning to skin care

New arrival in biobased baby care, but Amyris isn’t only one turning to skin care

September 7, 2019 |

In California,  Amyris has a new baby in town. Babies are booming with about 250 babies born every minute on the planet, and clean and green baby care demand is booming along with it as parents and caregivers are more aware of toxic chemicals and questionable ingredients in cosmetics and skin care. Amyris knows this […]

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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, late for its date, but a date with destiny nonetheless

Amyris, late for its date, but a date with destiny nonetheless

November 18, 2014 |

Perky quarterly results prompt a look at the Farnesane Kings, dismissed by the critics some time ago, but lately continuing a big comeback. We have become so accustomed to receiving obituaries of Amyris that recently I was inspired to re-read the Devotions of John Donne to discover if, in fact, he wrote, “Send not to know for […]

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Nikko to source renewable squalane from Amyris

Nikko to source renewable squalane from Amyris

August 22, 2011 |

In California, Amyris has signed a multi-year supply agreement for several hundred tons of Amyris renewable squalane with Nikko Chemicals for distribution in the Japanese market. Amyris and Nikko Chemicals are exploring additional Biofene-based cosmetic commercialization opportunities as part of Nikko’s GCS+E (Green, Clean, Sustainable + Economy) strategy, which puts environmental concerns at the heart […]

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