Can digestate from biogas production replace peat in substrate?

If there is ever a versatile plant growing in the Netherlands, it is certainly the sugar beet: raw material for the food and chemical industries, additives, proteins, bioplastics and for biogas from fermented residual flows. Only digestate remains in the latter activity. If it is up to Comgoed, this is suitable as a sustainable peat substitute in substrate (growing media) for horticulture.

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LEGO Chemie
Scaling up bio-aromatics research and application development with the industry

It was supposed to be a physical meeting place, but the 8th Biorizon Annual Event in Rotterdam turned out differently than expected. In front of 300 online followers, but in an empty conference room, the Biorizon team (and a speaker from LEGO) presented the progress in developing value chains for bio-aromatics. This development is progressing well.

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Richèle Wind HAN BioCentre
HAN BioCentre opens new laboratories

With a low-key open day, HAN BioCentre celebrated the inauguration of three new laboratories this month. This year, the expertise centre in Nijmegen (The Netherlands) celebrates its 15th anniversary and in this period it has grown considerably.

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