Tag: sunflower oil

Pacific Biodiesel’s sunflower oil hits cosmetics market, soon to be in cooking oil

Pacific Biodiesel’s sunflower oil hits cosmetics market, soon to be in cooking oil

February 11, 2018 |

In Hawaii, Pacific Biodiesel is integrating traditional Hawaiian planting practices at their sunflower fields and expanding beyond biodiesel. The sunflowers are being converted into cosmetic-grade sunflower oils and food-grade cooking oil, as well as biodiesel. The sunflower cooking oil is expected to hit the market by this summer. The cosmetic-grade oils are being sold at […]

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Chicago Biofuels turns to sunflower oil

Chicago Biofuels turns to sunflower oil

November 26, 2012 |

In Illinois, Chicago Biofuels is looking into sunflower oil as a possible feedstock. The company currently focuses on using cooking oils from city restaurants, but is looking into planting sunflowers in the cities vacant lots as sunflowers can remove the polluting lead from the soil in these lots. The company harvested 11 pounds of seeds […]

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