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Green Bottle Gets a Boost From New Plant-Based PET

Virent, a CAPCO Program portfolio company in Wisconsin, is creating a feedstock made from plant-based sugars:

The search for a fully renewable PET drinks bottle has moved a step closer with the development of a PET feedstock from plant sugars.

By using its own catalytic process, the US-based company Virent has created paraxylene (PX), a new feedstock created entirely from plant-based sugars.
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