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    Biomass for energy often mean plant base material although can equally apply to both

    animal and vegetable draw from material. Biomass is actually a biological material

    derive form living or recently living organisms. Biomass chemical composition is carbon

    based and is composed of a mixture of organic molecules containing hydrogen, usually

    including atoms of oxygen, often nitrogen and also small quantities of other atoms,

    including alkali, alkaline earth and heavy metals, metals are often found in functional

    molecules such as the porphyrins which include chlorophyll which contains magnesium.

    There are five basic categories of material of biomass such as:

    •Virgin wood- from forestry, arboriculture activities or from wood processing.

    •Energy crops- high yield crops grown specifically for energy applications

    •Agricultural residues- residues from agriculture harvesting or processing

    • Food waste- from food and drink manufacture, preparation and processing, and

    post-consumer waste

    •Industrial waste and co-products- from manufacturing and industrial processes.

    The question is how are we going to use this biomass as a fuel for boilers? But what is

    a boiler in the first place? A boiler is defined as “a closed vessel in which water or other

    liquid is heated, steam or vapor is generated, steam is superheated, or any combination

    thereof, under pressure or vacuum...

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    Imagine tucking into a fine fillet of "British" beef, only to learn it actually came from Australia. Or drinking "French" wine that actually came from California.

    What if the "Italian" olive oil you pour over the accompanying salad originated in Morocco?

    That might not be so bad, you may think.

    But what if a bottle of vodka you'd purchased in good faith is tainted with methanol, making it lethal to drink?

    Or the baby food you feed your youngest is not what the label on the jar said it is?

    As global trade has increased, so has the potential for food fraud, where fraudsters lie or hide the true provenance of produce.

    Alongside food safety and health fears, its raises concerns over quality control, reputational damage and lost revenue, and puts the spotlight on illegal activity.

    Now some firms are taking to using scientists, a type of food "crime scene investigators", to tackle the issue.

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