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Branching out to a new plant-based ingredient made from wood

Melanie Wong | Jul 19, 202007:15 PM     4

" . . . Arbiom got its start by breaking down wood through natural fermentation, akin to what mushrooms that grow on tree stumps do, to look for the chemical compounds that are produced and could be used elsewhere. Chevrel said they quickly decided that focusing on upstream products that could come from wood — specifically ingredients for animal feed and human food — would be a better focus because of the sustainability factor as well as the perpetual need for new ingredients. . . "

Branching out to a new plant-based ingredient made from wood

Arbiom's SylPro, made from fermented wood pieces, just finished a proof-of-concept test showing it can replace more traditional soy, pea and wheat proteins...

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