Novasep, a leading supplier of services and purification technologies for industrial biotech markets, and Bonumose, a start-up technology company with a patented enzymatic technology platform for continuous production of high-purity rare sugars, announce a collaboration for the development, design, fabrication, installation and start-up of a complete process line to produce High Purity Rare Sugars, including Tagatose and Allulose, in Virginia, USA.
Start-up of high-purity rare sugars
Ed Rogers, Bonumose’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Building on a successful relationship developed during the past two years, Bonumose is pleased to continue working with Novasep. We identified Novasep as a true expert in separation technologies and downstream processing for functional food ingredients. By extending our collaboration, we secure the near-term start-up of high-purity rare sugars continuous production in our first commercial facility located in Virginia, USA. We also are accelerating the design of larger facilities to be located in the U.S. and internationally. With their expertise in developing, designing and installing complete process lines, Novasep will contribute to Bonumose’s mission of serving the food & beverage industry, and consumers, with high-purity, healthy, delicious, and affordable Tagatose and Allulose.”
A great collaboration
Damien Brichant, president of Novasep’s Process Solutions Business Unit, adds: “Novasep will bring its recognized expertise for functional ingredients processing solutions and mobilize its proven engineering and fabrication capabilities to first help Bonumose launch its first rare sugars processing plant on a fast-track project mode, and secondly, to provide Bonumose with guaranteed scale-up performance for their upcoming High Purity Rare Sugars production needs worldwide”.
“I am delighted to pursue and extend our collaboration with Bonumose,” said Cyril Leenhardt, Novasep Process Solutions’ VP for Americas region. “We are confident Novasep’s purification technology platforms will strengthen Bonumose’s enzyme expertise and accelerate high-purity rare sugars production.”
This partnership demonstrates Novasep’s ability to further support customers in their projects by providing smart process solutions towards their everyday industrial excellence.