Biopesticides in the European Green Deal

Biopesticides are an important part of the European Green Deal. The Green Deal is a European Union policy initiative that aims to make the EU climate-neutral by 2050 and promote a sustainable economy.As part of the Green Deal, various measures are being taken to reduce the environmental impact of agriculture and promote sustainable practices. Biopesticides […]

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Active ingredient of the month February: Bee venom

For centuries, traditional medicine has used honeybee venom for its anti-inflammatory effects. Of central importance is the main ingredient melittin. Melittin: A hundred times stronger than cortisone The melittin from the venom of the honey bee has long been known for its strong effect in laboratory experiments. In case of inflammation, it has a hundred […]

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Sustainable and cost-saving: Industrial storage for our photovoltaic system

A lot has happened behind our company building lately. In addition to our photovoltaic system, a FENECON Industrial S industrial storage system was installed here. It is a well-known fact that the energy of a photovoltaic system is not constantly available. If the sky is overcast for a longer period of time, the self-generated electricity […]

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Glycoalkaloids: Potatoes and tomatoes as potential drug suppliers against cancer

The solanine contained in potatoes is one of the glycoalkaloids (naturally occurring phytochemicals). Nightshade plants produce these substances to ward off pests and pathogens. The bioactive compounds can also be toxic to humans. However, researchers have now found that in therapeutic doses, they cause cancer cells to die and suppress the formation of metastases. According […]

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Active ingredient of the month January: Sirolimus

Sirolimus, also known as rapamycin, is an immunosuppressant and mTOR inhibitor with a macrolide structure. It is a product of the streptomycete Streptomyces hygroscopicus. This species of bacteria was first isolated from the soil of the island of Rapa Nui. Active ingredient from Easter Island avoids restenosis in stents Sirolimus is indicated for: Prophylaxis of […]

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4th Alpine Winter Conference on Medicinal and Synthetic Chemistry

We are participating in the 4th Alpine Winter Conference in St. Anton from January 28th to February 1st. You are welcome to visit us at booth no. 6. We are looking forward to inspiring conversations! Please feel free to make an appointment in advance via our contact form.

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Ketamine – a narcotic for severe depression

Depressive disorders are among the most common mental illnesses. Every tenth adult suffers a depressive episode at least once in their lives. In most cases, symptoms can be alleviated with behavioral therapy or conventional medications. In about 30 percent of all cases, however, the therapeutic approaches prove to be ineffective. These are referred to as […]

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Element of the Month November: Cadmium

Although it is rarely found in nature, it has been used for many areas since the 19th century: cadmium. For example, for nickel-cadmium batteries. Our Element of the Month owes its name to the Greek word Kadmeia. This is a term for minerals that produced brass when processed with copper ores. One of these minerals […]

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Element of the Month October: Lead

Lead is the heaviest stable element in the periodic table. The three lead isotopes 206Pb, 207Pb and 208Pb are end products of the three natural decay series. They are therefore found quite frequently in the earth’s crust. Freshly cut, lead is silver, metallic. When exposed to air, a dull, bluish-white oxide layer, also known as […]

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We are certified and provide you with selected raw material

We are pleased to anounce that we are certified according to Organic agriculture Europe (EU organic regulation EU 2018/848). By awarding the EU organic certification we are able to provide you with selected raw material from certified growers and trades all around the globe. These include the following principles: Ingredients are obtained from renewable raw […]

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Biogas plants – components, function and increased efficiency

In rural areas, the green domes have long been familiar. But how exactly do biogas plants work? In essence, it can be said that a biogas plant produces a high-quality energy source from organic material. In principle, the production process of biogas is simple. Organic waste, liquid manure, solid manure, energy crops – all of […]

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Congratulations on your 15th anniversary

Recently there was reason to celebrate within the Cfm team: Oliver Steinkohl’s 15th anniversary. The trained merchant in wholesale and foreign trade has been on board since 2008. As part of our two-person phyto team, he is indispensable. He is particularly known for his accuracy and his desire to make processes better. He has an […]

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