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NaturNorth Technologies Building Birch Bark Processing Facility near Duluth: Pellets Used as Antibacterials
Posted: February 15, 2006
NaturNorth Technologies LLC has started construction of the world's first commercial facility to convert birch bark into an intermediate product for further processing into valuable compounds for a variety of market sectors.
This facility will use patented technology to separate and process the bark of the white paper birch tree into pellets that will be further processed into commercial quantities of bioactive, nontoxic compounds such as betulin and betulinic acid.