Mari Signum Commercial Chitin Extraction Plant Transforming Shrimp Shells
Mari Signum-Mid Atlantic is using their environmentally responsible commercial Chitin extraction plant to transform shrimp shells into “one of the most important substances for human and the planet’s health.”
According to a news release, the company’s technology uses “environmentally benign Ionic Liquids in a recirculating system.” This process, which was developed at the University of Alabama and is exclusive to Mari Signum, replaces the reliance on toxic petrochemicals. Traditional Chitin extraction, also known as pulping, is generally forbidden in the Western Hemisphere, and uses...
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