Tag: Midori

It’s 2014: get cracking!

It’s 2014: get cracking!

January 29, 2014 |

Hydrotreating, catalytic cracking, pyrolysis, metathesis, supercritical, and catalytic reforming. It’s the big new wave heading for biofuels and biobased chemicals at scale. The secret word in the bioeconomy for 2014 starts with a C. Carbon? Chemicals? Cellulosic? Close, but guess again. Yep, it’s cracking. That is, breaking down the biobased feedstock with heat, pressure and […]

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The one-stop, get it hot, biobased Candy Men: Midori and low-cost cellulosic sugars

The one-stop, get it hot, biobased Candy Men: Midori and low-cost cellulosic sugars

September 12, 2013 |

As Christine Aguilera sings in Candy Man: “Good things come to boys who wait…He’s a one stop, get it while it’s hot, baby don’t stop Candy Man.”   Or, as we might say with more restraint, Midori reports they have broken through on a 100-year quest for low-cost cellulosic sugars. And found a way to turn […]

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