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Company Information:

Company Name: U. S. Chicory, Inc.
City: Scottsbluff
State: NE
Zip+4: 69363
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (308) 632-2315

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $71,775.00 1

Award List:

Extraction of Inulin From Dried Chicory Root

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Eric Kerr
Award Amount: $71,775.00
Abstract:
NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Chicory is an excellent source of inulin, a fructose polymer with important nutrition and health characteristics. Currently, chicory is grown primarily in Europe. In 2001, U.S. Chicory constructed a drying facility in Scottsbluff, NE and processed 950 acres of chicory, theā€¦ More