Sugarcane Fields at Shongweni – South Africa (Image: DalinYebo)
Gene-editing sugarcane for use in renewable energy and bio-plastics could help secure the industry’s future.
There is an amazing variety of products in which furfural naturally occurs or that can be made from furfural and are used in e.g. automotive industry, agriculture, pharma, etc.
Furfural is one of the oldest chemicals made from biomass. It has been commercially made since 1922 and is today recognised as one of the most import biobased chemical building blocks