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Norwegian company converts fresh seaweed to dry powder for alginates in 24 hours

Wednesday, July 31st 2013 - 16:28 UTC
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Norwegian company FMC Biopolymer converts seaweed to alginate for use in thousands of products with an advanced 24 hour chemical process. ABB has supplied process automation, motors and drives to FMC Biopolymer for more than 20 years. Read full article


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  • Anglotino

    Considering how clean the waters around the Falkland Islands and the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands are, is there not potential for industry here?

    Diversification is the key

    Jul 31st, 2013 - 06:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    This could and should be a major industry in the Falklands.

    Also Brazil manufactures biofuel from Kelp.

    If managed carefully and not overharvested, this is a future source of great income for the FIs.

    Aug 03rd, 2013 - 08:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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