GO Resources is an Australian technology business focused on the sustainable production and supply of a plant based unique super high oleic acid (a renewable and biodegradable raw material) for use in industrial and oleochemical markets.
Oleic acid is a naturally occurring and industrially significant fatty acid, traditionally sourced at much lower levels from palm, tallow and other oilseed crops.
In 2015 GO Resources obtained an exclusive worldwide licence from CSIRO to commercialise Super High Oleic Safflower Oil (SHOSO).
GO Resources' target markets for SHOSO include Australian and international manufacturers of bio-based industrial formulations, transformer oils, healthy food oils and personal care.
The SHOSO oil replaces traditional oils that are more harmful to the environment, being biodegradable and recyclable its use results in a ‘net zero carbon’ cycle.
The performance of SHOSO technology has been confirmed in the laboratory and in field trials, with regulatory approval being obtained in 2018 from the OGTR which granted GO Resources a License to commercially grow SHO safflower.
GO Resources contracted its first commercial SHO safflower crops in Australia in 2019. It intends to expand its contract growing program for SHO safflower in coming yformulations, transformer oils, healthy food oils and personal care markets.
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