Development of an automated process to extract fibres from the waste of banana food production for exploitation as a sustainable reinforcement in injection- and rotomoulded products

18% of the European consumption of bananas is produced in Canary Islands. Around 10 million banana plants are grown annually in Gran Canaria. The fibre obtained from the superposed layers of the pseudo-stem is called badana. In the past, the banana plant

  • Listing ID: 1896
  • Start date: 7/1/2009
  • End Date: 6/30/2011
  • Region: Canary Islands
  • Priority: Agroindustry
  • Programme: FP7-SME-2008-1
  • Participants within MAC area: Grupo Regional de Cooperativas Plataneras del Archipielago Canario: 139,659.00; UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA: 0.00

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