Agrisoma and UPM sign long-term supply agreement to grow Carinata in South America

July 25, 2017 |

In Canada, Canadian-based Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., and biorefinery giant UPM from Helsinki, Finland, signed a long-term supply agreement that will expand the world’s only oilseed crop, developed to produce renewable fuels in South America. Under the deal, the two companies will grow Carinata oilseed crops with third-party farmers in Uruguay and Brazil.

Carinata is the oilseed variety Agrisoma created precisely for two roles; sustainable biofuel production in the aviation industry and to produce non-edible oil, suitable for making low carbon biofuels’ and nutritious protein for animal feed

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