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.
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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 accelerate commercialization of 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 […]
In Switzerland, Copersucar and Cargill announced today an agreement to combine their global sugar trading activities into a new joint venture that will originate, commercialize and trade raw and white sugar. The joint venture, in which both Copersucar and Cargill will own a 50-percent stake, will have a global footprint. Both companies’ ethanol businesses and […]
In Germany, Cargill says it will invest $82.5 million in a wheat-based ethanol plant in Barby co-located at an existing wheat mill. The distillery will produce 50,000 cubic meters annually, but not for the fuel market. The ethanol will be for pharmaceutical and beverage use instead.
In Iowa, Cargill announced that it has begun operating its corn wet mill ethanol plant in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Cargill purchased the idled facility from Tate & Lyle in 2011. The corn wet mill ethanol plant will provide the base load corn grind for the campus, and will also support additional business growth in the coming […]
Evolva and Cargill report fermentation-based steviol glycosides moving to pilot scale ahead of schedule
In Switzerland, Evolva Holding and Cargill announced that their development program for fermentation-based steviol glycosides is moving into pilot scale ahead of schedule, potentially making it available for commercialization sooner than expected. Earlier this year, Cargill and Evolva entered into an agreement to jointly develop and commercialize fermentation-based steviol glycosides. Steviol glycosides are the compounds […]