Also this week, we'll have our monthly new green chemicals roundup as well as little separate post about Amyris and Tate & Lyle's farnesene production deal. Stay tune! For now here are this week's news round-up:
Biobutanol lab in BrazilButamax Advanced Biofuels LLC opened a biobutanol technology laboratory in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The new laboratory was built to accelerate the path to commercial market entry for cane-to-biobutanol production.
ADM's biodiesel plant in BrazilArcher Daniels Midland (ADM) is constructing its second Brazilian biodiesel facility in Joaçaba, Santa Catarina. Construction of the 164,000 tonne/year facility will begin in March 2011 and is expected to be completed during the first half of 2012.