Tony Brooke, development director at CBIO
explains: "Marston's ran a trial of the GreaseBeta this year after we approached Andy Cutler to explain the specialised grease management service we were offering.
Ben Hoskyns, of Teesside-based CBIO, reveals how new cleaning products containing "good" bacteria are all set to tip the balance in germ warfare - and he's calling for hospitals to join up and trial the new technology.
But scientists have discovered that using good bacteria to outnumber the bad is far more effective than simply trying to obliterate them all, explains Ben Hoskyns, managing director of Stockton-based CBIO, previously Cleveland Biotech.
GOOD BUGS: CBIO MD Ben Hoskyns shows some of the "good bugs" in a laboratory container which the company uses to prepare the cleaning preparations which help to overcome bacteria Picture by PETER REIMANN
Stockton-based CBIO - formerly Cleveland Biotech - is reportedly in early stage discussions with two UK companies over possible takeovers.
But CBIO, which produces bacteria that breaks down industrial fat and grease, said it had no plans to float on the Alternative Investment Market.
CBIO works with businesses including supermarkets, commercial kitchens, large schools and colleges, pub chains and oil refinery companies.
CBIO, formerly Cleveland Biotech, said it was in early stage discussions with two UK companies over possible takeovers.
But CBIO, which produces bacteria that breaks down industrial fat and grease in an eco-friendly way, said it had no plans to float on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
CBIO sells its products in more than 10 countries including Australia, NewZealand and the United States, although exports currently account for only 5-10% of its business.
We have specifically designed CBIO and the new website to allow us to adapt and work in a fluid way which gives us freedom to change and create sub-brands as we develop new products.