Bunge backs out of Vicksburg ethanol plant

January 2, 2014 |

In Mississippi, Ergon, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ergon Ethanol, Inc., acquired Bunge North America, Inc.’s interest in and now owns 100% of Ergon BioFuels, LLC located in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Financial terms were not disclosed. Effective December 31, 2013, Bunge-Ergon Vicksburg, LLC changed its name to Ergon BioFuels, LLC.

Ergon BioFuels, LLC, formerly Bunge-Ergon Vicksburg, began as a joint venture between Ergon Ethanol, Inc. and Bunge North America in 2007. With an annual throughput capacity of 54-million gallons, Bunge-Ergon Vicksburg, LLC was one of the largest producers of ethanol in the southeastern United States until operations were suspended in December 2012.

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