Formule Verte/InfoChimie article

Laurence Jacques explains in details in this thorough article why our solution is the most suitable  extraction technology of oils, lipids and natural ingredients. It is definitely the alternative to other petro-based extraction solution out there! And it is fully aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals promoted by the UN Programme. Read the full article here!

EcoXtract® receives green light from EFSA

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reported that the biobased solvent behind the EcoXtract® technology (methyloxolane) is safe for producing food. This paves the way for the widespread use of EcoXtract® technology in the food industry. This assessment comes as we obtain confirmed results in the first industrial-scale use of this alternative extraction solution […]

EcoXtract is now a ‘Solar Impulse Efficient Solution’ label!

EcoXtract® is the breakthrough innovation for natural extraction processes. It is the ultimate sustainable and clean solution to extract lipids, proteins and natural ingredients. EcoXtract® was attributed the “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution” Label following an assessment performed by external independent experts and based on verified standards. It is thereby joining the #1000solutions challenge, an initiative […]

Press Release: EcoXtract® wins 2021 Pierre Potier award for its innovative and sustainable bio-based solution for the extraction of lipids, proteins and natural ingredients which contributes to a safer global food supply

Dunkirk, October 20, 2021 – EcoXtract®, a business unit of the Minafin Group, today announces its award of the 2021 Pierre Potier prize. EcoXtract® (2-methyloxolane) received the award for the sustainable solution it proposes for the extraction of oils, proteins and natural ingredients. Contrary to the traditional and reference petro-based solvent largely used by the industry, EcoXtract is […]

Journal of Molecular Liquids- Evaluation of bio-based solvents for phenolic acids extraction from aqueous matrices

EcoXtract® – a solution of choice! The analysis and comparison of eco-friendly extraction methods of phenolic antioxidants (hydroxybenzoic & hydroxycinnamic acids) from aqueous streams using various bio-based solvents (CPME, 2-MeTHF & limonene), are documented in this article. The authors concluded that 2-MeTHF is the best bio-based solvent, giving the highest extraction yields and easy recyclability. […]