This project is active and progressive.
The research has been taken up privately by a Dutch company working in partnership with Food SA (AIM member). Project is at feasibility stage. Report has been presented to Dutch delegation. Next steps to be announced.
Furthermore, a company interested in producing pectin from citrus in the Eastern Cape to go ahead with own funds.
Demand from Indonesia was identified at the SIAL conference in Paris. Also have demand from Malaysians.
CDC is also looking at pectin projects.