Tag: Agrisoma

Agrisoma, United Airlines and World Energy complete longest transatlantic biojet flight

Agrisoma, United Airlines and World Energy complete longest transatlantic biojet flight

September 16, 2018 |

Carinata is proving that it is a feedstock to be reckoned with, a compelling catalyst for change, with the latest news that Agrisoma, United Airlines and World Energy came together for the longest rransatlantic biojet flight yet. Lots of biofuel flights have been happening over the last few years, so why is this one different? […]

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Agrisoma lobbying to get carinata included in RED-approved feedstock list

Agrisoma lobbying to get carinata included in RED-approved feedstock list

July 9, 2018 |

In Belgium, Politico reports that Canada’s Agrisoma has hired Germany lobbying firm Alber and Geiger to help it get carinata included in the Renewable Energy Directive’s list of approved feedstock, a move that would allow for production across the EU-28 (future EU-27 by the time it’s likely approved). Already they report that the proposal has […]

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Farm to flight – Carinata crop commercialization takes off

Farm to flight – Carinata crop commercialization takes off

November 19, 2017 |

In Australia, Qantas will operate the world’s first biofuel flight between the United States and Australia early in the new year in collaboration with World Fuel Services and Altair Fuels. Qantas’ new Dreamliner is being powered by Brassica Carinata (carinata), a non-food, industrial type of mustard seed that has been around for years but is […]

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Agrisoma, Uruguay sign partnership to introduce carinata for fuel, feed

Agrisoma, Uruguay sign partnership to introduce carinata for fuel, feed

May 28, 2017 |

In Canada,  Agrisoma Biosciences and  Uruguay inked a partnership aimed at introducing a new, renewable, low carbon cash-crop for farmers. The deal gives the Quebec-based company the opportunity to grow its business outside of Canada by planting thousands of new hectares of the Carinata seed in Uruguay. Under this new deal, both parties anticipate significant […]

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The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

May 7, 2017 |

The production of Agrisoma’s Resonance Carinata is being expanded to multiple locations globally to provide a supply of sustainable, non-food oils for meeting the demand for sustainable biofuels. Resonance Carinata is certified sustainable by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the global standard and certification scheme for sustainable biofuels. It is one of only four […]

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Agrisoma raises $15.M in Series B: grower-ready and ready for growth

Agrisoma raises $15.M in Series B: grower-ready and ready for growth

April 12, 2017 |

In Canada, Agrisoma Biosciences closed its $15.4 MM Series B financing round, co-led by new investor Groupe Lune Rouge and current investors Cycle Capital Management, and BDC Venture Capital. This Series B round is used to support the global expansion of Agrisoma’s business. The company raised $8 million in its Series A investment round in […]

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The Carinata Kings: The Digest’s 2017 8-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

The Carinata Kings: The Digest’s 2017 8-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

February 27, 2017 |

The production of Agrisoma’s Resonance Carinata is being expanded to multiple locations globally to provide a supply of sustainable, non-food oils for meeting the demand for sustainable biofuels. Resonance Carinata is certified sustainable by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the global standard and certification scheme for sustainable biofuels. It is one of only four […]

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Agrisoma doesn’t yet need Plains farmers to producer carinata

Agrisoma doesn’t yet need Plains farmers to producer carinata

May 30, 2016 |

In Canada, Agrisoma is able to supply European demand for carinata oil as a feedstock for HVO through farmer contracts in the Southeastern US but it doesn’t yet need to scale up to Western Canada, North Dakota or Montana this as demand hasn’t picked up enough. The company is also talking to farmers in Brazil […]

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Agrisoma happy with first North Dakota carinata harvest so far

Agrisoma happy with first North Dakota carinata harvest so far

August 25, 2015 |

In North Dakota, Agrisoma Biosciences is seeing its first carinata harvest with farmers having 6,000 acres of the crop under contract. So far, about a quarter of the crop has been harvested with an average yield of 30 bushels per acre, a level the company’s agronomist says indicates some great yields mixed with some OK […]

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Agrisoma Biosciences management acquires 22% stake via equity investment 

Agrisoma Biosciences management acquires 22% stake via equity investment 

April 16, 2015 |

What’s up with carinata? 2015 looks like an inflection year for the non-irrigated, heat-tolerant, sandy-soil loving canola cousin that is ready-to-wear for aviation biofuels and biodiesel. Meanwhile, the management team doubles down as the marketing year is underway. In Quebec, Agrisoma Biosciences announced that a group led by its management team has made an equity […]

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