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NaturNorth Technologies Building Birch Bark Processing Facility near Duluth: Pellets Used as Antibacterials
Posted: February 15, 2006
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These compounds have demonstrated effectiveness as antifungals, antibacterials, antivirals and biocides for use in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, crop protection products and preservatives.
A representative from NaturNorth emphasized that it will obtain its bark supplies from forest products operations that currently generate the bark as a waste by-product of wood products manufacturing.
This facility will initially support the production of large quantities of betulin to supply a variety of industries.