December 06, 2019

Biotech breakthrough turns waste biomass into high value chemical

BY University of Manchester Found In:CoproductsA move towards a more sustainable biobased economy has been given a new boost by researchers who have been able to simplify a process to transform waste materials into high value chemicals, according to the University of Manchester. READ MORE

December 03, 2019

Bunge, BP launch BP Bunge Bioenergy joint venture in Brazil

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessBunge Ltd. and BP plc announced Dec. 2 they have completed the formation of BP Bunge Bioenergia, a 50:50 joint venture that combines the two companies’ Brazilian bioenergy and sugarcane ethanol businesses. READ MORE

November 27, 2019

USGC: Roadshow finds Iberian market potential for DDGS, sorghum

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, CoproductsThe USGC conducted a robust, week-long roadshow through Spain and Portugal in October to promote U.S. sorghum and containerized DDGS to key importers and trading companies involved in the Spanish and Portuguese feed industries. READ MORE

November 26, 2019

USDA: Corn use for ethanol down in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for November, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production fell to 407 million bushels in September, down from both September 2018 and August 2019. READ MORE

November 26, 2019

LanzaTech moves forward with scale-up of alcohol-to-jet process

BY LanzaTech Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessLanzaTech announced it is continuing to make strides in scaling up its alcohol to jet (ATJ) platform. The company said it negotiating with DOE for a $14 million investment in a demonstration-scale integrated biorefinery in Soperton, Georgia. READ MORE

November 20, 2019

Opinion: Pounds, Petroleum and Promotion

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about improved corn oil yield, an update on ethanol exports to Mexico, and a recap of the first Global Ethanol Summit. READ MORE

November 20, 2019

In Depth: Pounds That Pay

BY Susanne Retka Schill Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Corn oil may be the smallest fraction of production by weight, but it’s also the most valuable. READ MORE

November 15, 2019

Study: Fractionation can lead to improved profits

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessWhile it’s not a new concept for the ethanol industry, a study recently published by researchers from the Univeresity of Illinois reveals that fractionation at corn ethanol plants can lead to improved profits. READ MORE

November 15, 2019

Gevo too supply SAF to Scandinavian Airline System

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. announced Nov. 14 it has signed a fuel sales agreement with Scandinavian Airline System to produce and supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use and distribution in low carbon fuel regions of the United States. READ MORE