There are a lot of focus on the commercialization of drop-in renewable chemicals, and sometimes novel chemicals such as glucaric acid, itaconic acid, levulinic acid, etc. are not being given its proper recognition. The American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) has published an article (free access!) on its magazine, INFORM, about several of these novel chemicals and processes in a summarized form.
Here is a glimpse of the article that you can access on this link: