The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announced that its member company KAAPA Ethanol is celebrating its 15th anniversary since first commencing operations.
According to the RFA, KAAPA Ethanol operates two refineries in Nebraska: the Minden plant which produces 80 million gallons of ethanol a year from 27 million bushels of corn; and the Ravenna plant which produces more than 125 million gallons of ethanol from 42 million bushels of corn.
“For 15 years, KAAPA Ethanol has been a leading voice and effective advocate for the ethanol industry and value-added agriculture,” said RFA president and CEO Geoff Cooper.
“The company is a mainstay in Nebraska’s vibrant agriculture sector, providing high-paying jobs, creating new markets for local farmers, and boosting economic activity across the Cornhusker state.
“KAAPA Ethanol plays a vital role in an industry that supports more than 29,000 Nebraska jobs and generates $3.9 million in state gross domestic product. Congratulations to KAAPA Ethanol’s visionary leaders, passionate farmer investors, and hardworking employees for reaching this tremendous milestone, and best wishes for many more successful years to come.”