In Canada, Thompsons Ltd. announced an agreement with IGPC Ethanol Inc. to partner for sourcing corn for 50 MMgy facility for IGPC in Aylmer, Ontario, effective Oct. 1. GPC Ethanol commenced operations in the fall of 2007. Since that time, it has used the services of Cargill Inc., to source local corn. “This change in […]
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The Moguls of Minneapolis pick up an advantaged route to key renewable chemicals. News has filtered out from Cargill that the agricultural giant has acquired OPX Biotechnologies’ proprietary fermentation-based processes and systems. Bottom line, excepting the building, they bought essentially the entire company in an asset purchase. As is the usual practice at Fortress Cargill, terms were […]
Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 140,000 people in 65 countries, Cargill is one of the world’s largest privately-held companies, in biofuels Cargill is a producer, and has developed a comprehensive package of services and tools from capital […]
In Germany, BASF is leaving Novozymes and Cargill to continue carrying on the R&D work they’ve done together on bio-based acrylic acid, saying it couldn’t reach the targets for commercializing the product. Novozymes and Cargill started the partnership in 2008 with BASF joining in 2012. The founding companies are now looking for a new partner […]
In Kansas, Cargill has agreed to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act (CWA) at two different large oil storage facilities located at ethanol plants in Blair, Neb., and Eddyville, Iowa. Through the settlement with EPA Region 7, Cargill will pay a civil penalty of $187,500 to the United States.
In Minnesota and Switzerland, Cargill and Evolva Holding announced the achievement of a technical milestone in their joint development program of fermentation-based minor steviol glycosides – the compounds responsible for the sweet taste in the stevia leaf. The milestone is an enabling step in bringing additional great tasting stevia-based sweeteners to market in a cost […]
In France, Technip was awarded a contract comprising detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for the core process units of Cargill’s new ethanol production plant located in Barby, Germany. The production units will be built on a green field site alongside Cargill’s existing wheat processing facility.
In California, Cargill has sent a letter to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil indicating it will commit to a new and improved responsible palm oil policy to address the issues of deforestation, human rights violations and carbon pollution documented within its palm oil supply chains. Nearly a decade after being made aware of serious […]
In Montana, Rivertop Renewables has announced that it has raised $26 million from Cargill, First Green Partners and existing investors. Rivertop’s new partners represent world-class leaders in agriculture, finance and industrial products. Their contributions will enable Rivertop to commence commercial production of a new class of high-performance chemicals targeted at consumer product and industrial markets.
A Rivertop Runs Through It: Rivertop Renewables lands $26M as Cargill, First Green Partners climb aboard
Rivertop to commercialize its novel, sustainable chemicals for consumer products and industrial applications. How does an early-stager get to the next level? Try a hot anchor product, innovative technology, and the right connections. In Montana, Rivertop Renewables, a Montana-based producer of novel chemicals derived from natural plant sugars, announced that it has raised $26 million in […]