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Sep 8, 2020
Global corn producers unite through MAIZALL
Bioethanol News
Sep 7, 2020
South Korea imported 58.9 million gallons of US ethanol (20.9 million bushels in corn equivalent) for industrial uses from January to July 2020, up nearly 53% year on year. This total constitutes 55% market share, with competition primarily from Brazil, China and Pakistan. This uptick in demand is opening doors for the US  Grains Council (USGC) and partners to build... [Read More]

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Sep 4, 2020
Germany imported a total of 5.4 million tonnes of rapeseed and field mustard in the 2019/20 season. This was down 7% year-on-year with the main reason being harvest declines in some EU countries that are vital to Germany's supply of rapeseed. France is traditionally the most important supplier of rapeseed to Germany. The country supplied more than 1.5 million tonnes... [Read More]

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Sep 3, 2020
Alliance BioEnergy (Alliance) has leased 18 acres of land in south-west Florida to establish a test plot for Giant King Grass as a renewable cellulosic feedstock. Giant King Grass grows all year round up to 20ft tall and can be harvested multiple times. According to Alliance, the crop can produce up to 44 tons per acre of cellulosic feedstock, which has a composition... [Read More]

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Sep 2, 2020
POET has announced a partnership with the Farmers Business Network (FBN) to boost profits for farmers while promoting sustainable agricultural practices through the new GRO Network. The GRO Network creates environmental transparency and matches farmers who use environmentally friendly practices with buyers who pay a premium for low-carbon corn. “At POET we know that... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 1, 2020
European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) members produced 5.6 billion litres of ethanol and 5.33 million tonnes of co-products in 2019, according to new data. The new figures confirm the importance of European renewable ethanol biorefineries to achieving EU Green Deal objectives for reducing emissions. Of the total ethanol output from ePURE members in 2019 more... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 1, 2020
Supply chain services provider Czanikow Group has revealed it will start operations in the Brazilian ethanol and power markets. The British company plans to expand its business with local sugar mills that also produce fuel and electricity. Czarnikow has been given the go-ahead from Brazil’s oil and fuels regulator ANP to open a new company called CzEnergy to trade... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 28, 2020
Dr Roger Marshall, US Congressman and co-chairman of the House Biofuels Caucus, is working to boost ethanol exports. Kansas is home to 10 biofuel facilities, which provide high-quality jobs for plant workers in rural areas and use more than 25% of all corn grown in the state, as well as thousands of bushels of soybeans and milo annually. In total, the biofuel industry... [Read More]

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Aug 26, 2020
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has allocated approximately $100 million (€84.7 million) of federal CARES Act relief funds for a range of agricultural programmes to offset the impact of COVID-19 on farmers, producers, and agricultural industries. A large portion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding will directly support the biofuels industry.... [Read More]

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Aug 18, 2020
Clariant’s Business Line Biofuels and Derivatives has formed a strategic partnership with Chemtex Global Corporation (Chemtex) for the realisation of second-generation biofuels. The announcement was made on 15 August during a joint presentation at the 7th Asia-Pacific Biomass Utilisation Summit in Guangzhou. Under the partnership, the two firms will collaborate... [Read More]

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Aug 14, 2020
South East Asia represents one-third of all US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exports, and that market share continues to grow, according to the Department of Agriculture and the US Grains Council (USGC). The region imported 3.07 million metric tonness of US DDGS from September 2019 to June 2020, slightly higher than the 2.95 million tonnes over the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 13, 2020
Neste, the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced from waste and residue raw materials, is supplying three airlines with SAF for flights from San Francisco International Airport. The low-carbon and high-quality fuel for Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and JetBlue Airways will contribute to each airline’s efforts... [Read More]

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Aug 12, 2020
European ethanol prices have risen to €809 cu m - the highest level since 2007. This has surpassed the previous record high of €769 cu m in September 2012, according to figures released by S&P Global. This was due to supply shortages in the ARA region. In March the price hit an all-time low of €350 cu m in March as the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread rapidly... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 12, 2020
The oilseed harvest in the EU-27 is likely to see a slight rise in 2020. The main reason for this is the bumper crop of sunflower seed. This year’s harvest in the union is set to be larger than the two previous years. The EU Commission estimates output at 29 million tonnes. This would translate to a rise of just under 3% year-on-year. However, production would... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 11, 2020
Wisconsin-based Didion has modified its ethanol production facility to meet a growing demand for high-quality industrial alcohol in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Made from locally-grown Wisconsin corn, Didion will have the capacity to produce 50 million gallons of USP grade alcohol per year and will be available in the autumn. Didion currently produces both a high-quality... [Read More]


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