Auckland Uni start-up seeks investment to commercialise alternative flour made from apple waste

Fiona Rotherham
Thu, 15 Sep 2016

By Fiona Rotherham Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Scientists behind a nutrient-rich flour made from fermenting tonnes of fruit pulp normally sent to waste are seeking investment to help commercialise products from the technology. Biological scientists at the University of Auckland have set up a spin-off company, Green Spot Technologies, to own the intellectual property for the fermentation process and its first product, the Ample Apple flour. PhD student Ninna Granucci has been doing the research for the past two years under the supervision...

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