Reverdia: Joint Venture Launched
The joint venture Reverdia, between Royal DSM N.V., Heerlen, the Netherlands, and Roquette Frères, Lestrem, France, has been formally approved by the relevant regulatory authorities. Reverdia produces commercially bio-based succinic acid, which will be marketed under its Biosuccinium brand.
The new facility, scheduled to be operational by the end of Q3 2012, will have a capacity of about 10 kt, and is located on the Roquette site in Cassano Spinola, Italy.
Reverdia combines DSM’s knowledge in Materials Sciences, and biotechnology together with Roquette’s know-how in plant-based raw material processing.
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