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Amyris São Paulo Joint Venture Farnesene Plant 45% Complete
Posted: August 27, 2012
SMA Indústria Química is slated to produce farnesene from sugarcane syrup. In February, the joint venture decided to delay plans to work on a 100-million liter farnesene plant as it faced scale-up difficulties at other plants. The issue has delayed the project by two years (the facility was initially scheduled to start operations in mid-2012).