Serial Kiwi inventor banking on corn starch and wool combination to save the wool industry

Serial Kiwi inventor banking on corn starch and wool

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[30 November, Stuff]

Young Kiwi inventor Logan Williams joined New Zealand Merino Company last year to create Keravos pellets - a new product made by combining coarse wool with polylactic acid (PLA) from corn starch. Keravos pellet is a natural, lighter, cheaper and biodegradable material to replace plastic. They have secured a global provisional patent and formed a company, Keravos Limited, to market the new product.

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