Amyris announces supply agreement with Raízen, with possibility of a future JV to commercialize Amyris' Reb M

May 30, 2019
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by Gihan Hewage
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With the agreement, Raízen will supply sugar, energy, and other utilities to Amyris at the latter's new production facility to be co-located with Raízen's Barra Mill in Barra Bonita, Brazil. The supply agreement and co-location will help Amyris re-establish itself in the specialty chemicals and ingredients markets after selling its high-volume farnesene assets to DSM in 2017. Looking forward, if the joint venture (JV) comes to fruition, it will provide Amyris a capable partner to scale its Reb M fermentation platform in order to fulfill its various Reb M supply and distribution agreements made in 2018.

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