Welch's and Blue Marble Biomaterials Team Up on Fragrance and Cosmetic Ingredients
The grape juice maker has a plan to turn its side stream components into biochemicals for use in beauty product formulations; to do so Welch’s has partnered with petrochemical replacements company Blue Marble.
Founded in 2005, Blue Marble Biomaterials makes esters, sulfur compounds, thioesters, extracts, oils, carboxylic acids, and terpenes. The company’s “products abate carbon emissions and displace petrochemicals while maintaining quality and composition that is identical to conventional specialty chemicals” according to the Blue Marble site.
The company makes all these chemicals from organic waste such as coffee, tea, wood, fruits, vegetables, and algae.
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