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The Wonders of a Waste Stream

Seafood is the most traded food commodity in the world

Shells make up to 60% of shellfish weight

6-8 million tons of shell waste are produced annually

Image by Yuval Zukerman

Chitin is a shell extract with high performing properties

It is the second most abundant biopolymer in the world

It makes up to 40% of seafood shell content

Agricultural Benefits of Chitin


Material Properties of Chitin


SEAD Life Cycle

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