Royal DSM to acquire C5 Yeast from Royal Cosun

June 29, 2011 |

In the Netherlands, Royal DSM has agreed to buy C5 Yeast from Royal Cosun for an undisclosed fee, allowing it to boost its leadership position in the field of advanced yeast and enzyme technologies for second generation biofuels.

C5 Yeast Company adds additional technology for the conversion of specific fractions of biomass (C5 sugars/arabinose) allowing DSM to move closer to its goal of supporting several commercial demonstration facilities set to start up in 2014.

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