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Fatty alcohol made from fermented sugar is the future 

Pakki Khabar | 16/06/2022 06:52 PM | Click to read full article

Unilever has announced a new $120 million (£99 million) biotech venture that could help save rainforests by creating a substitute for palm oil.

The ingredient is used in food manufacturing and beauty products but its production is also responsible for the rapid deforestation of some of the world’s most biodiverse forests, destroying the habitat of already endangered species like the orangutan.