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Leather Alternative Scales in World’s First Bacterial Cellulose Facility

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Another next-generation leather alternative is jostling for a piece of the fast-growing vegan-friendly market. Polybion, a Spanish and Mexican firm, announced Tuesday the launch of the world’s first bacterial cellulose facility, where it will scale up the production of a cellulosic material derived from agro-industrial fruit waste. Based in Irapuato, the industrial center of Mexico,…

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