Bolt-on furfural production: Fast, low-risk and low-cost bio-refining of bagasse and trash.
Add More Value to sugarcane Bagasse (& Trash)
The furfural industry is the oldest bio-based chemicals business (Furfural was discovered in the 19th century and has been commercially made since 1922!). Today, furfural is regarded as one of the top 30 building blocks for bio-based chemistry (e.g. used in and for plastics, clothing, pharmaceuticals, ag-chem., fuels, etc.) ..
Furfural from Bagasse: Diversification & Additional Revenue
Furfural has been made from bagasse since the 1950’s
The world’s largest furfural factories use bagasse as feedstock (see presentation on the “Furfural from Bagasse ..” site). We view furfural as an alternate revenue stream either in lieu of electricity production or as an appendix to electricity co-generation. Furfural can be a very viable diversification alternative and integrates into new or existing sugar mills, whether they make ethanol, sugar or both ..
Adding Value to Biomass
DalinYebo, which means “Wealth Creation” (Xhosa) was founded in 2001 to trade and develop new furfural production with the support of International Furan Technology (Pty) Ltd (a wholly owned DalinYebo subsidiary). Our collective knowhow enables us to provide complete technology & business solutions for the manufacture of furfural:
For owners of biomass we offer technology and market access, creating investment opportunities in the cleantech space. Contact us to discuss the potential your biomass has for the production of furfural.