Issue Date: May 12, 2008
THE SUGAR INDUSTRY may be one of the oldest in the Western hemisphere, but it continues to innovate. Those innovations come in areas that include the agricultural practices used to grow sugarcane, the methods to process sucrose, and the technology to convert sugar or leftover portions of the sugarcane plant into high-value goods, including polymers or biofuels.
At the American Chemical Society spring national meeting in New Orleans, researchers reported on recent advances in these . . .
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