REG releases white paper promoting food security side of biodiesel

April 17, 2013 |

In Iowa, the Renewable Energy Group has released a white paper called “Food THEN Fuel: American Biodiesel’s Role in Strengthening Food Security” that seeks to demonstrate how biodiesel supports the nation’s food supply chain in a number of important ways: giving farmers a market-based incentive to boost overall meat and grain production, adding economic value to the production cycle to help offset grocery price pressures over the long run, and supporting jobs and economic development, not only in the energy sector, but across a broad spectrum of industries.

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