Bio-based acrylic acid: another milestone announced by BASF, Cargill and Novozymes

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Kurt Bock, Ceo of Basf

BASF, Cargill and Novozymes announced the achievement of another milestone in their joint development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. The team has demonstrated the successful conversion of 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP) to glacial acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers. Moreover they have selected the process for further scale-up.

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