Celabor is a Belgian scientific and technical center based in the Petit-Rechain industrial park near Verviers (Belgium). Celabor is an SME offering scientific and technical support to companies in the field of agri-food (nutrition and extraction), packaging, environment and textiles. Celabor have 20 years of research experiences and has been involved in a number of EU and national projects and is eager to maintain its position at the cutting edge of scientific knowledge.
The “Food Technologies – Extraction” department of Celabor is equipped with a technological platform unique in Wallonia boasting an ATEX zone, a test hall constituted of pilot extraction equipment, a high performing laboratory and an experienced multi-disciplinary team. This team is working on the development of extraction, fractionation and purification processes with a “green” orientation (subcritical water and supercritical CO2), the preparation of natural plant ingredients (polysaccharides, lipids and fatty acids, carotenoids, polyphenols, alkaloids, etc.) for the food supplements, cosmetics and phytotherapy markets. One of the major activities of the “Extraction” department is focused on the biomass valorisation processes and recovery of primary and secondary metabolite from co-product and industrial agro-waste.