What is claimed is:
1. A process for conversion of cellulose pulp to hydroxymethyl furfural, the process comprising:
separating a lignin-depleted hydrolysate stream comprising sodium ions in an amount not greater than 5% to thereby produce a first stream comprising water and hydroxymethyl furfural; a second stream comprising water and glucose; and a third stream...
CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS
This application claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/091,319, filed Dec. 12, 2014, and U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/095,673, filed Dec. 22, 2014, which are incorporated herein by reference in their entirety for all purposes.