Tag: soy

Soy processing grows substantially, says UFOP

Soy processing grows substantially, says UFOP

January 24, 2016 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that global soybean oil production rises approximately 5 per cent, based on the 2015/16 record supply of feedstock. By contrast, production of rapeseed oil declines from the previous year. Smaller and, consequently, more expensive feedstock supply increases competition with other oils. The nosedive of mineral oil prices has put a heavy […]

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Bumper soy crop has Brazilian farmers and biofuel industry jointly pushing for B10

Bumper soy crop has Brazilian farmers and biofuel industry jointly pushing for B10

October 28, 2015 |

In Brazil, a bumper soy crop is supporting the domestic biodiesel industry’s push for a higher biodiesel blend to 10% from the current 7%. Both the soy industry and the biodiesel industry have come together to encourage the government to go ahead and approve higher blends, arguing that the soy oil supply is sufficient and […]

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Cavitation Technologies sells technology for Brazilian soy project

Cavitation Technologies sells technology for Brazilian soy project

October 16, 2013 |

In California, Cavitation Technologies strategic business partner and licensee of the company’s vegetable oil refining technology, Desmet Ballestra, has entered into a sales agreement with a soybean oil refinery in Brazil. The Brazilian refinery where Desmet will install CTi’s Nano Neutralization(R) Reactor System processes approximately 500 tons of soybean oil daily. Desmet projects that the […]

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New recycled cooking oil report shows continued exposure to soy and cane

New recycled cooking oil report shows continued exposure to soy and cane

May 15, 2013 |

In California, recycled cooking oil is anticipated to maintain its position as a significant biofuel input; however, the industry will continue to be exposed to external competition from alternative biofuel inputs, including soybeans and sugarcane. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Cooking Oil Recycling industry to its growing […]

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China pushng back on ethanol production amidst higher demand for meat

China pushng back on ethanol production amidst higher demand for meat

November 26, 2012 |

In China, the vice general manager of Dongling, one of China’s largest soybean crushers, indicated that the government has scaled back its ethanol production and ended their incentives for corn processing in order to stretch its dwindling corn supply. He argues that corn, along with soy, will experience heightened demand as the population demands more […]

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USDA to re-start reporting on soy for biodiesel

USDA to re-start reporting on soy for biodiesel

November 7, 2012 |

In Washington, the USDA is going to begin analyzing the production of soy-based biodiesel beginning in November after having stopped for six months due to budget cuts. This time it will use data from the DOE. The analysis will be included in part of its standard monthly crops report.

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GE Aviation commits to buying 5 million gallons annually

GE Aviation commits to buying 5 million gallons annually

July 9, 2012 |

In Ohio, GE has committed to buy 5 million gallons of biofuels annually for its aviation division, starting in January 2015. The commitment totals half of the 10 million gallons used at the company’s jet engine testing facilities near Cincinnattti. Many Ohioans see a kickstart for the crop economy, which already has the capability to […]

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Report on Soy indicates the market will grow to $13b by 2017

Report on Soy indicates the market will grow to $13b by 2017

April 9, 2012 |

In California, Global Industry Analysts has released a report on Soy Chemicals market indicating that the market will reach $13b by 2017. According to the report, biodiesel represents the largest end-user of soy chemicals, while the plastics market offers the largest potential for growth as demand for renewable plastic grows. The US may continue to […]

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Energy grasses more profitable than corn/soy: study

Energy grasses more profitable than corn/soy: study

[ 0 ] November 2, 2010 |

In Illinois, researchers from the University of Illinois have published a study in the journal Global Change Biology Bioenergy that shows growing energy grasses in southern Illinois and Missouri could do better than growing corn and soybeans. The study explores the socioeconomic and biophysical aspects of miscanthus and switchgrass on a county-by-county. The researchers used […]

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Future Shock: A New Paradigm In Advanced Biofuels Technologies

Future Shock: A New Paradigm In Advanced Biofuels Technologies

[ 1 ] April 22, 2010 |

By Will Thurmond, Biofuels Digest Columnist and CEO, Emerging Markets Online In 1973 the world experienced the first major supply shock from OPEC, leading to petrol shortages, and a sustained period of economic stagnation, and rampant inflation. As a response, US President Carter established the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in an endeavor to explore […]

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