The purpose of this study was to describe the dynamics of the lactic acid market for the client. This included information about present markets, prices and trends, as well as discussion of the possibilities of future increases in the market.

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Principal findings



Lactic Acid

  • Market
  • Price
  • Use

Polylactic Acid

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Technical aspects

  • Metabolic, biochemical and chemical considerations
  • Raw material production
  • Raw material processing to fermentation/chemical substrates
  • Conversion of raw materials to crude products
  • Product separation and purification
  • End products and technical aspects of use

Costs and markets

Chemical and physical properties, citric, ascorbic, lactic acids

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