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Pacific Ethanol begins production of corn oil at Madera plant

Pacific Ethanol begins production of corn oil at Madera plant

May 10, 2015 |

In California, Pacific Ethanol has begun commercial production of corn oil utilizing Valicor’s proprietary VFRAC corn oil recovery system at its Madera, California plant. Neil Koehler, the company’s president and CEO, stated: “We are pleased to be producing corn oil at our Madera plant, which further diversifies our plant revenue streams and significantly improves operating […]

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Valicor acquires patent for protein extraction from corn ethanol stillage

Valicor acquires patent for protein extraction from corn ethanol stillage

February 16, 2015 |

In Michigan, Valicor announced it has completed the acquisition of a patent that covers the extraction of protein from corn ethanol stillage and is designed to help ethanol producers maximize their coproduct recovery and value. The patent for invention number 7,829,680 is for a system and method that isolates gluten (protein) as a coproduct of […]

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Valicor announces VFRAC Stillage Optimization Technology

Valicor announces VFRAC Stillage Optimization Technology

February 19, 2014 |

In Michigan, the Valicor announced its VFRAC Stillage Optimization Technology, a process  for improving water reuse, energy efficiency, fermentation and products of an ethanol fermentation plant. At the heart of the VFRACTM process is a hydrothermal treatment that allows the partitioning of the individual components in a plants stillage flow to facilitate their recovery with […]

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