Two HMOs projects going smoothly 04-11-2024

Summary: BLB and CSPC Shengxue plan to produce HMOs.

Baolingbao Biology Co., Ltd. (BLB) decided to launch a project to produce 2,500 t/a of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs). On 9 March, the environmental impact report of this project was publicised.


Project overview:

  • Construction nature: new construction
  • Total investment: USD29.16 million (RMB207.20 million), of which USD220,943 (RMB1.57 million) for environmental protection
  • Location: BLB's South Factory, Dezhou National High-Tech Industrial Development Zone, Yucheng City, Shandong Province
  • Construction content:
  • convert the existing workshops
  • build supporting facilities and storage facilities
  • purchase 93 sets of equipment for fermentation, purification, evaporation, etc.
  • Production capacity:
  • 2,000 t/a of 2′-fucosyllactose (2′-FL)
  • 500 t/a of lacto-N-neotetraose (LNnT)
  • Consumption of main raw materials:
  • 7,500 t/a of glucose
  • 2,700 t/a of lactose
  • Labour quota: 60 employees (10 technical management personnel and 50 production workers)
  • Working system: three 8hr shifts per day, totalling 300 working days a year
  • Scheduled progress: it is expected that the construction will be completed and the production will begin in Feb. 2026.

    In the meantime, BLB is preparing for the inspection of its "5,000 t/a resistant dextrin upgrading project" and "60,000 t/a sprayed corn gluten meal project" after it completed the construction and equipment installation.

    CSPC Shengxue Glucose Co., Ltd. (CSPC Shengxue) also has an "HMOs production line project". According to the environmental impact assessment information of this project made public on 8 March, the expansion project will be carried out in CSPC Shengxue's existing factory in the Shijiazhuang Equipment Manufacturing Industrial Park, Shijiazhuang City, Hebei province. CSPC Shengxue will purchase fermentors, separators and other equipment to produce 100 t/a of HMOs by fermentation and purification.


    More information can be found at CCM Sweeteners China Monthly Report.

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