… And Plans Lysine Facility In Brazil | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 90 Issue 26 | p. 20 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 25, 2012

… And Plans Lysine Facility In Brazil

Department: Business
Keywords: lysine, amino acids, feed additives, fermentation

Evonik Industries will build a facility to produce the animal feed l-lysine in the Brazilian state of Paraná. Raw material and infrastructure for the plant will be supplied by Cargill. Evonik is also expanding a lysine plant at Cargill’s Blair, Neb., site and building a facility in Russia with a partner. All told, the company says it is investing almost $450 million to expand capacity for the fermentation-derived amino acid by 300,000 metric tons per year by 2014.

 
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